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    equipment, utenlity and tool

    a. What are the differences among equipment, utenlity and tool?

    b. Are equipment, utenlity and tool interchangeable in terms of the following situations?

    1. the stuffs used for cooking (except food)
    2. the stuffs used for fixing the funiture
    3. the stuffs used for first-aid
    4. the materials used for teaching
    5. the stuffs used for washing
    6. the stuffs used for playing

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    Re: equipment, utenlity and tool

    I don't know where you got utenlity from, Ju - it's utensils.

    1. cooking utensils (how do you cook without food?)
    2. furniture-mending tools
    3. first-aid equipment
    4. teaching materials
    5. washing materials
    6. playground equipment

    They don't come close to being interchangeable.

    Say stuff (uncountable), not stuffs.

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    Re: equipment, utenlity and tool

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I don't know where you got utenlity from, Ju - it's utensils.

    1. cooking utensils (how do you cook without food?)
    2. furniture-mending tools
    3. first-aid equipment
    4. teaching materials
    5. washing materials
    6. playground equipment

    They don't come close to being interchangeable.

    Say stuff (uncountable), not stuffs.

    Rover
    Rover,

    Thank you for your kind reply.

    Regarding your reply on point 1:
    cooking utensils (how do you cook without food?)

    I thought utensils are the tools for cooking food where food items are excluded

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    Re: equipment, utenlity and tool

    Regarding your reply on point 1:
    cooking utensils (how do you cook without food?)
    I thought utensils are the tools for cooking food where food items are excluded

    ju.
    Perhaps you mean that the term "utensils" does not include the food itself. This is correct. The food is called the ingredients.

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    Re: equipment, utenlity and tool

    Quote Originally Posted by JMurray View Post
    Regarding your reply on point 1:
    cooking utensils (how do you cook without food?)
    I thought utensils are the tools for cooking food where food items are excluded

    ju.
    Perhaps you mean that the term "utensils" does not include the food itself. This is correct. The food is called the ingredients.
    On the topic of kitchens and cooking there are also appliances -- electrical devices like toasters, kettles, refrigerators, stoves, microwaves, etc.

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