'one' and 'ones'

Learn about the pronouns one and ones and do the exercises to practise using them.

Level: beginner

We use one (singular) and ones (plural):

See those two girls? Helen is the tall one and Jane is the short one.
Which is your car, the red one or the blue one?
My trousers are torn. I need some new ones.

See those two girls? Helen is the one on the left.
Let's look at the photographs – the ones you took in Paris.

after which in questions:

You can borrow a book. Which one do you want?
Which ones are yours?

one and ones 1


one and ones 2



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Submitted by foofighters12 on Mon, 22/01/2018 - 20:16

The exercises are very helpful.