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Containers and Quantifiers

Containers and Quantifiers

Containers

  • bag
  • box
  • bottle
  • can
  • pack
  • roll
  • package
  • carton
  • jar
  • jug
  • container

Measurements

  • pound
  • ounce
  • gram
  • kilo(gram)
  • ton
  • cup
  • pint
  • quart
  • half gallon
  • gallon
  • liter

Other Quantifiers

  • bunch
  • piece
  • loaf
  • slice
  • stick
  • handful

Grammar note :

These come in handy when talking about non-count items. For example,

A box of cereal

Two pounds of ground beef

Three gallons of ice cream

Five packs of gum

See also :

Speaking : Count and Non-count Nouns in Context, Using Measure Words

The Noncount Noun (from Grammar Bytes)

For Pictures, see : The Oxford Picture Dictionary, pages 56-57.

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