Useful containers and quantities vocabulary with pictures and examples. When learning a new language, it is important to be able to refer to the different types of containers in order to be able to ask for certain things. For example, you might need to ask for a tin of beans or a mug of tea. These words will not only greatly expand your vocabulary but they can be used in a whole host of different situations and conversations. They will be very useful when you are out shopping and can help you to understand when this type of information is presented to you.
Containers and Quantities Vocabulary
A container is any receptacle or enclosure for holding a product used in storage, packaging, and shipping.
Types of Containers
- Tin (U.K) – Tin can (U.S)
- Spray can
- Spray bottle
- Blister pack
Learn these types of containers to improve your English vocabulary.
Containers and Quantities Vocabulary with Pictures
She filled her mug with orange juice.
A full cup must be carried steadily.
The more women look in their glass, the less they look to their house.
She filled the jug with fresh water.
She opened up a glass jar of plums.
Tin (U.K) – Tin can (U.S)
Careful with that open tin/ tin can, it’s got a very sharp edge.
How much sugar is in a can of cola?
I bought him a bottle of drink in return for his kindness.
A packet of white powder was found and police scientists are analysing it.
Every carton of yoghurt is stamped with a sell-by date.
A liter of gas have less mass than a liter of water.
He packed a few things into a bag.
Eggs are sold by the dozen.
Give the tube of toothpaste a squeeze.
This spray can be used against weevil and other crop pests.
Tom drove to the store and bought three cans of insect spray bottle.
I went to the baker’s to buy a loaf of fresh bread.
She took a slice of chocolate cake and smothered it in cream.
I bought a bar of soap in the supermarket.
Can you manage another piece of cake?
I love soaking in a hot tub.
A pack of cigarettes lasts him two days.
I bought a small bunch of bananas.
The hungry boy gulped down the bowl of soup.
Apple costs five dollars a kilo.
I can’t lift this box — will you help me please?
He brought her breakfast in bed on a tray.
She put some margarine on her roll.
I’ve bought a six-pack coca cola.
The capsules are packaged in blister packs, with each sheet containing five capsules.
The postman brought me a large package.
Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.