MOSTLY LIQUID CONTAINERS

a spoonful of: honey, medicine, ice cream, sugar...

a glass of, a bottle of: milk, water, beer, wine, cola...

a cup of, a mug of, a pot of: coffee, tea, cocoa, hot water...

a glass of, a stein of, a barrel of: beer, cola, lemonade, soda...

a pitcher of: water, lemonade, juice...

a barrel of: wine, vinegar, olive oil, whiskey...

a gallon of, a liter of: milk, wine, oil, orange juice, water...

a peck of  (~2 gallons): apples, peaches, pears, pickled peppers...

 

MOSTLY DRY CONTAINERS

 

a bag of  (paper or plastic): flour, sugar, oats, beans...

a sack of: flour, rice, corn, wheat...

a box, a tin, a carton: pasta, cookies, rice, crackers...

a carton of   (liquid or dry): eggs, milk, yogurt, soup...

a plate of: cookies, food, candy...

a bowl of: cereal, fruit, soup...

a pound of, a kilo of: meat, apples, onions, potatoes, coffee...

a bushel of  (4 pecks, 8 gallons): apples, barley, wheat, maize, oats...

 

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