Containers are a basic tools, consisting of any device creating a partially or fully enclosed space that can be used to contain, store, and transport objects or materials. In commerce, it includes “any receptacle or enclosure for holding a product used in packaging and shipping.” Things kept inside of a container are protected by being inside of its structure. The term is most frequently applied to devices made from materials that are durable and at least partly rigid.
|1 bag||2 bottle||3 box||4 bunch||5 can|
|6 carton||7 container||8 dozen||9 head||10 jar|
|11 loaf-loaves||12 pack||13 package||14 roll||15 six-pack|
|16 stick||17 tube||18 pint||19 quart||20 half-gallon|
|21 gallon||22 liter||23 pound|
|13. a bottle of water||14. a jar of jam||15. a can of beans|
|16. a carton of eggs||17. a container of cottage cheese||18. a box of cereal|
|19. a bag of flour||20. a package of cookies||21. a six-pack of soda(pop)|
|22. a loaf of bread||23. a roll of paper towels||24. a tube of toothpaste|
A. Please get a bag of flour when you go to the supermarket.
B. A bag of flour? Okay.
A. Please get two bottles of ketchup when you go to the supermarket.
B. Two bottles of ketchup? Okay.
A. What did you get at the supermarket?
B. I got…, and…
A. Is this the express checkout line?
B. Yes, it is. Do you have more than eight items?
A. No. I only have… and …