‘one’ and ‘ones’

'one' and 'ones'
'one' and 'ones'

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

  • after an adjective:

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.

  • after the:

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?

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