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    such advice as were helpful

    Does it make sense to say "as were" here? Doesn't it have to be "as was"? How can "advice" be plural? Maybe it can be either singular or plural depending on what the speakers intends to say. I don't know if this is Korean style English or a typo.

    75)She gave me such advice as were helpful.

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    Re: such advice as were helpful

    You are correct. Was is right and were is wrong.

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