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There's one aspect which is confusing me, especially because of how it's done in my native language which is ukrainian.
So question is how singular and plural forms are used with numbers ending with 1.
- 1 view. No questions asked.
- 11, 211 views. No questions asked either.
- 0, 2, 5, 13, etc views. No questions here either.
- 21, 101, 91 view or views?
In ukrainian, it will be 21 view, 101 view and 91 view. What is right in english?

marked as duplicate by RegDwigнt Dec 5 '13 at 11:30

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  • Have you Googled {"21 cow" -"21 cows"} and "21 cows", say? – Edwin Ashworth Dec 5 '13 at 11:03
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    @Edwin Ashworth, well no, why would I google something as random as "{"21 cow" -"21 cows"} and "21 cows"" – Igor Yavych Dec 5 '13 at 11:21
  • In the entire history of English not one native speaker has produced "91 view", so while I am closing this as a duplicate, which it is, it really also is general reference and even common knowledge, and as such way too basic for this site. – RegDwigнt Dec 5 '13 at 11:37
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    It is basic and might be common sense for native speaker, but for me it was confusing especially due to difference with my native language. – Igor Yavych Dec 5 '13 at 11:40
  • Why do you find 21 confusing but not 22, 23, 24? Ukrainian does not use plural for these, either, but rather what is a remnant of dual from Old East Slavic. Nota bene: I am not a native speaker myself. – RegDwigнt Dec 5 '13 at 11:43
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It's 21, 101, 91 views. Always add an 's' if the number is greater than 1.

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    Not just greater. Absolutely any number except 1 is plural. Including 0, −1, 0.25. – RegDwigнt Dec 5 '13 at 11:32

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