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    can of yogurt


    Your son's becoming a big eater. He just finished two cans of yogurt in one sitting.

    Do you call the above a can​ of yogurt?
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    Re: can of yogurt

    It's a container of yogurt. Cans are metal.
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    Re: can of yogurt

    In BE, it's a pot of yoghurt.

    See also this interesting thread.

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    Re: can of yogurt

    It's a pot or a tub of yoghurt.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: can of yogurt

    Or carton

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    Re: can of yogurt

    Not for me. A carton is usually square or rectangular and made of cardboard, sometimes with a foil lining. Tetrapaks are the most common cartons.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #7

    Re: can of yogurt

    It's a "cup" to me. Or "container."

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    Re: can of yogurt

    I'd call it a 'cup' as well.
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    Re: can of yogurt

    I called it a 'cup' but my post was deleted.
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    Re: can of yogurt

    Sorry, Ted.

    I've spent two years in the USA and never heard it called a 'cup'.

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