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    a pair of

    I want a pair of sneakers. "How much is it?" or "How much are they?"
    How about that pair? It's/They're 195yuan.

    Sneakers are plural forms , but a pair of is singular form. then how do we say the sentences

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    Re: a pair of

    We use the plural.

    'How much are they?' 'I'll take them.'

    Rover

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