In the phrase, "a flock of geese," is flock a collective noun? Is geese a common noun? Or is the common noun "a flock of geese"?
Aug 10, 2016
Nouns are single words so a flock of geese is not a noun. Flock and geese are both common nouns.
Word flock is a collective noun because it is used to describe a group of objects (here birds)