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    Question Countable Quantity

    Last Month ten boxes of food _____ collected thanks to kind shoppers like you.

    I think it's "were", but the answer is "is".
    I cannot understand because "food" is a non-count noun but there is countable quantity "ten boxes of".
    Also, "Last month" indicates past time.
    If it is singular, why it is not "was"?

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    Re: Countable Quantity

    You are right. It should be 'were'.

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    Re: Countable Quantity

    Thank you very very much >_<

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