My family is going to see a movie.
My family are talking about the movie.
Today， my class takes our English test.
After the test, the class start their own papers on biology.
注意，虽然 people （人们，人民）， police （警察）， cattle （牛群）也是集合名词，但是它们总是与复数形式的动词联用。
Those people live (not lives) in Asia.
The police have (not has) caught the thief.
a group of people
a gang of robbers
a band of musicians
a company of actors
a school of fish
a herd of cattle
a pride of lions
a pack of wolves
a swarm of bees
a troop of monkeys
a flock of birds
a litter of puppies
a drove of sheep
a bunch of keys
a deck of cards
a flight of steps
a bunch of bananas
a cluster of grapes
a string of beads
a bunch of flowers
a set of tools
a fleet of ships
a loaf of bread a bar of soap
a ball of string a bar of chocolate
短语 a slice/piece of 指一块东西
a slice/piece of bread
a slice/piece of cheese
a piece/square of chocolate
a slice/piece of cake
a sheet/piece of paper
a piece of chalk
a piece of information
a piece of advice
Mom took Kate, Rudy and Derrick to the zoo. The zoo was very busy. A __________ of people had gathered round the monkeys. One of the monkeys had a__________ of bananas. Watching the monkey eat made the children feel hungry. Mom took a
__________ of bread and some __________ of cheese out of the picnic hamper and everyone made sandwiches. After eating the sandwiches, the children had two__________ of chocolate each. Rudy wanted to give one piece to a monkey, but the zookeeper gave Rudy a very useful__________ of advice. “Monkeys may look friendly, but sometimes they are very fierce,” he said.
1.The jury(were/was)arguing about the importance of evidence.
2.A whole company of soldiers(is/are)marching in the parade.
3.A gaggle of geese(is/are)running every which way in the yard.
4.Those people(live/lives)in North America.
5.The police(has/have)arrested the suspect.
6.That troupe of actors always(stay/stays)at the Grand Hotel.
7.The committee(is/are)handing in their ballots.
8.Our school band(play/plays)many lively marches.
9.A big colony of ants(lives/live)under the front porch.
10.The government(are/is)entitled to collect taxes.
Complete each phrase with a noun from the box that names apart or an amount of something.