Verbal Ability - Spotting Errors - Discussion

Discussion :: Spotting Errors - Section 1 (Q.No.100)

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).


(solve as per the direction given above)

[A]. At the station,
[B]. I'll hire a coolie
[C]. to carry my baggages
[D]. No error.

Answer: Option C


to carry my baggage

Kshipra said: (Sep 6, 2014)  
Baggage is used both as a singular and plural.

Tabish said: (Jan 15, 2015)  
What about luggage or luggages?

Tabish said: (Jan 15, 2015)  
What about the reference given in which it is mentioned the plural of baggage is baggage?

Kshitij Sharma said: (Jul 23, 2018)  
You can never say "luggages" but you can say "suitcases, " "bags, " "pieces of luggage" or "a luggage set. " There could be some contexts in which one of those would be more precise or clear than "luggage". Luggage is considered collective, meaning many things rather than for a single item. Luggages is simply not a word.

Kshitij Sharma said: (Jul 23, 2018)  
However, baggage is a plural noun of baggage as per the dictionary. I wonder why it can't be baggages?

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