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    For 1 kilo of lemon: How much is it? or How much are they?

    For one kilo of lemon Is it better to ask about
    the singular kilo or the plural (number of) lemons:


    1-How much is it?( for kilo)
    or
    2-How much are they?(for lemons)

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    Re: For 1 kilo of lemon: How much is it? or How much are they?

    I'd say 'How much is it for a kilo of lemons?' or 'How much is a kilo of lemons?'

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    Re: For 1 kilo of lemon: How much is it? or How much are they?

    Quote Originally Posted by love-you-mom View Post
    For one kilo of lemon Is it better to ask about
    the singular kilo or the plural (number of) lemons:


    1-How much is it?( for kilo)
    or
    2-How much are they?(for lemons)
    You could use both because you can say:


    1) How much is a kilo of lemons? (A kilo = singular)
    2) How much are the lemons? (The lemons = plural)

    Note that with your first suggestion you would have to say "How much is [it for] a kilo [of lemons]?" not just "How much is it?" "It" does not refer to anything.

    Note that in everyday English, we would also say "How much for a kilo [of lemons]?" and "How much per kilo?" (while pointing at the lemons).
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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