Confused about using the phrase "one of the"?People are always confused about using singular/plural noun after the phrase "one of the". When we say "one of the", we are mentioning one of many of a particular type and hence we always have to use a plural noun. For example,
Everst is one of the tallest mountains in the world.
Here we are referring to one among all the tallest mountains. It is always correct to use plural noun after the phrase "one of the". Let me provide another example.
One of the mangoes is ripe.