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    Vocabs

    Dear teachers,

    I'd like to know the specific terms for the following:

    1. food items, eg: canned food, biscuits, etc = groceries (for instance)
    2. non-food item (apart from no.3), eg: soap = __?__
    3. pad-locks, screws, nails = __?__
    4. fresh-food items, eg: fish, meat = __?__

    Also, I'd like to know the usages of food and foods.

    Your help would be most appreciated.
    Thanks a lot. :P

    -Kenneth

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    Re: Vocabs

    Quote Originally Posted by Kenneth
    Dear teachers,

    I'd like to know the specific terms for the following:

    1. food items, eg: canned food, biscuits, etc = groceries (for instance)
    2. non-food item (apart from no.3), eg: soap = __?__
    3. pad-locks, screws, nails = __?__
    4. fresh-food items, eg: fish, meat = __?__

    Also, I'd like to know the usages of food and foods.

    Your help would be most appreciated.
    Thanks a lot. :P

    -Kenneth
    1. groceries, food
    2. toiletries, cleaning supplies, laundry supplies,
    3. hardware
    4. (fresh) meats, fish, poultry, vegetables, fruits, produce, etc.

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    Thanks so much tdol and mike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenneth
    Thanks so much tdol and mike!
    You're welcome, Kenneth.

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