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Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 7:35pm.

Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 2:04am.


1. The eighth square on the second row needed 256 spoons of rice, which amounted to a bowl.

2. The eighth square on the second row needed 256 spoons of rice, and it amounted to a bowl.

3. The eighth square on the second row needed 256 spoons of rice, and they amounted to a bowl.

(Can ',which' be 'and it' or 'and they'?)





English - Writeacher, Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 3:06am
1 and 2 are fine and, yes, they mean about the same thing. 3 is not correct.

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Thank you for your help.

1. 256 spoons of rice amounts to a bowl.

2. 256 spoons of rice amount to a bowl.

(Do we have to use a singular verb as in #1? Then, Sentence 2 is wrong, right?)

3. A glass of water is 1,000 won.
4. Two glasses of water is 2,000 won.
(Do we have to use the singular verb in #3 and #4?)

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