Correct use of “One of…”

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Correct use of “One of…”

After one of normally use a plural form.

One of cats (Not one of our cat)

Occasionally one of is used with a singular noun referring to a group.

Why don’t you ask one of the crew?

A following verb is normally singular.

One of our cats has disappeared. (Not One of our cats have disappeared.)

After one of, a noun phrase must have a determiner (e.g. the, my, those).

One of the/my/those horse (But Not one of horse)

Of cannot be dropped

One of my friends (Not one my friend or one my friends)

Example: she’s one of the only women who have climbed Everest.

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