There are many common confusing words. If you ask these words to any English teacher, then he or she may be confused. However, the words “pair” or “pairs” are two different words but meaning is same. On the other hand, usage of these words is different. Let’s know more about these words. “pair” is singular, while “pairs” is plural. People become puzzled when they find the word “pair” for plural things. In USA, some places the word “pair” is used mots like I bought four pair of pants and five pair of socks. According to grammatical rules, this is not standard form of using Pair instead of pairs. But according to some old grammatical books “pair” as a plural was more common than “pairs” but later the word “pairs” got more popularity than the word “pair”.
In Oxford Learner’s Dictionary “In informal North American English some people use pair as a plural form: three pair of shoes. This is not considered correct in written English.” So, if you write “three pair of pants”, then it will be incorrect. If you use three pairs of pant is often correct. I hope you have understand well. You can see dictionary to make it more clear.
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