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three foods & three pieces of food

Your example with fruit not really okay in British English. Most speakers of British English would not use the countable "fruits" like that. Instead "piece of fruit" would be more ...
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What does the following sentence mean in this paragraph?

The article says that America and China disagree about many things. They are in total harmony (= they completely agree) about one thing however. That is that the previously stable situation related ...
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three foods & three pieces of food

"Food" and "fruit" are non-countable nouns, as they can refer to all food and all fruit. So, if I said "I went to the shop and bought three fruits", that could mean I ...
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Can I say 'I've splurged on another lipstick, provided that I have a bunch of them?'

"provided that" usually means something like "on condition that," and it only refers to things happening in the future. So "I will splurge on another lipstick provided that I ...

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