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.

containers

containers

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

 

containers

containers

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

Conversation

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 …