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    #1

    The box has dishes

    The box has dishes and glasses in it, so it is really fragile.

    There are dishes and glasses in the box, so it is really fragile.

    Are these sentences OK and do they convey the same meaning?

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    #2

    Re: The box has dishes

    Yes.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer

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    #3

    Re: The box has dishes

    It is actually the box's contents that are fragile.

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    #4

    Re: The box has dishes

    Would the following be more logical?

    The box has dishes and glasses in it, which are really fragile.
    There are dishes and glasses in the box, which are really fragile.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: The box has dishes

    Yes.

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    #6

    Re: The box has dishes

    Perhaps:

    Please be careful with this box. The contents are breakable.

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    #7

    Re: The box has dishes

    The box contains fragile dishes and glasses.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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