- Plural of basket is baskets.
- Plural of apple is apples.
Assuming there is more than one apple in each basket.
There are two baskets of apples.
Is this sentence grammatically correct?
The container is pluralized, and the content retains whatever number it had in a single container. So:
The same holds for forms:
This is, however, a comparatively recent ‘rule’. In old texts, and in some present-day dialects, you may encounter two keg of brandy, two loaf of bread, two pound of sugar, two barrel of pilchards; and two dozen eggs (older often two dozen of eggs) and two brace of grouse are still standard.