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    #1

    buckets of water

    Buckets of water ________(carry) around the streets and people attack each other by splashing anyone and everyone.

    From a native's point of view, "is carried" is suitable or "are carried".

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    Re: buckets of water

    As 'buckets' is plural, Jason, what do you think is suitable?

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    #3

    Re: buckets of water

    But water is uncountable noun.
    So water is carried while buckets of water are carried.

    Is it right?

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    #4

    Re: buckets of water

    Yes.

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