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    what is kitchen utilities which are used just for drinking and eating in English?

    Is there any specific name for kitchen utilities like plates, glasses and jugs which are used just for drinking and eating?
    Is that correct to say eating culture?

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    #2

    Re: what is kitchen utilities which are used just for drinking and eating in Englis

    You mean utensils, not utilities.

    In BrE, plates, cups, saucers, bowls, dishes etc are called crockery.

    Knives, forks and spoons are called cutlery.

    Speakers of American and other varieties of English will speak for themselves.

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    #3

    Re: what is kitchen utilities which are used just for drinking and eating in Englis

    They're all "dishes" when it comes time to wash them.

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    #4

    Re: what is kitchen utilities which are used just for drinking and eating in Englis

    Skystar, take a look at the catalog at the following URL: Food & Kitchen | Crate and Barrel

    Plates, glasses, jugs, and eating utensils come in all shapes and sizes! There are many names used for these items.

    Have fun!

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    Re: what is kitchen utilities which are used just for drinking and eating in Englis

    Quote Originally Posted by skystar30097 View Post
    Is that correct to say eating culture?
    In AmE, "eating culture" would not be used to describe items used in the kitchen.

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    Re: what is kitchen utilities which are used just for drinking and eating in Englis

    "Eating culture" would not be used in this context (or any other that I can think of) in BrE either.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: what is kitchen utilities which are used just for drinking and eating in Englis

    Quote Originally Posted by skystar30097 View Post
    Is that correct to say eating culture?
    The expression isn't used- what exactly do you mean by it?

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    Re: what is kitchen utilities which are used just for drinking and eating in Englis

    Skystar, are you still with us??????

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