Tools, instruments, pieces of equipment
Some of these are always plural.
Things we wear
Some other useful words
When I move to London, I’ll have to find lodgings, [e.g. a room]
When will the goods be delivered? [articles/items]
The architect inspected the foundations before declaring that the premises were safe. The military authorities have established their headquarters in the old Town Hall. The acoustics in the new opera-house are near-perfect.
The contents of the house were sold after her death.
Looks are less important than personality in a partner.
As you come to the outskirts of the village, there are traffic-lights. Turn left there. The stairs are a bit dangerous; be careful.
The proceeds of the concert are going to the children’s fund.
A terrorist has escaped from prison. Her whereabouts are unknown.
Words with plural form but used mostly with singular verbs
Names of some games: billiards dominoes draughts darts bowls
Names of subjects/activities: physics economics classics gymnastics aerobics athletics maths
Note: some words look plural but are not, e.g. series, means, news, spaghetti
There was a series of programmes on TV about Japan.
Is there a cheap means of transport I could use to get there?