Nobody vs. Nobodies

Can 'nobody' be used as a plural pronoun? Or it should always be used as a singular noun? Here, we will see if 'nobody' can be pluralized or not?

"Nobody" vs. "Nobodies" in the English Grammar

When Can We Use 'Nobodies'?

'Nobody' as a Pronoun

'Nobody' can both be a pronoun and a noun.
As a pronoun, we cannot use the plural form of 'nobody', i.e. 'nobodies'.

'Nobody' is a singular pronoun and always comes with a singular verb.

Nobody understands what I'm going through.

I keep asking the same question, but nobody cares enough to answer.

'Nobody' as a Noun

However, as a noun, 'nobody' can be treated as any other countable nouns and we can use its plural form with a plural verb.

I'm sure there are more somebodies than nobodies in the world.

I was hanging out with a bunch of nobodies.

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