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    How much is two liters of water? or How much are two liters of water?

    How much is two liters of water? or How much are two liters of water?

    Which one is correct?

    These 2 sentences confuse me.

    Thanks a lot for your help.


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    Re: How much is two liters of water? or How much are two liters of water?

    Quote Originally Posted by ironthunder View Post
    How much is two liters of water? or How much are two liters of water?
    Which one is correct?
    These 2 sentences confuse me.
    Thanks a lot for your help.
    It depends on the focus of the speaker and the context of the situation, IT.

    How much is this two liter bottle of water?

    How much are thesetwo one liter bottles of water?

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    #3

    Re: How much is two liters of water? or How much are two liters of water?

    What if we pay not for a tank of water but for liters of it?


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    Re: How much is two liters of water? or How much are two liters of water?

    Quote Originally Posted by PINKGREAT View Post
    What if we pay not for a tank of water but for liters of it?
    PG,

    All counters, liters/bottles/cans/jars/etc, for uncountables are countable, so

    five/ten/one thousand liters are ...


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    Re: How much is two liters of water? or How much are two liters of water?

    You are very helpful.glad to have a reply on this question.Thank you very much for your answer.

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