Source: Official Guide for the GMAT 13th Ed. Sentence Correction; #32 Official Guide for the GMAT 2015 14th Ed. Sentence Correction; #32

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Galileo was convinced that natural phenomena, as

Galileo was convinced that natural phenomena, as manifestations of the laws of physics, would appear the same to someone on the deck of a ship moving smoothly and uniformly through the water as a person standing on land.

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Sofia Ababou

Hi!

I don't understand why natural phenomena is plural?

Could you please explain?
Thanks!

Apr 12, 2016 • Comment

Cydney Seigerman, Magoosh Tutor

Hi Sofia,

The word "phenomena" is the plural form of the noun "phenomenon." And for a look into the different uses the term, I'd recommend checking out the word on wordnik.com: https://wordnik.com/words/phenomenon and https://wordnik.com/words/phenomena

Hope this helps :)

Apr 15, 2016 • Reply

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Gravatar Mike McGarry, Magoosh Tutor

May 22, 2013 • Comment

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