How do you use a common noun and a collective noun in a sentence?

A common noun is a word for any person, place, or thing. Example sentence for common nouns:

  • The ranger told us that the park is a preserve for animals.

A collective noun is a word used to group people or things taken together as one whole. Example sentence for collective nouns:

  • The crowd of spectators was excited when the pod of dolphins was sighted.