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VOCABULARIO
Containers
Containers and receptables

RECIPIENTES - CONTAINERS

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English
un envase, un recipientea container
una jarra (large), una jarrita (small)a jug
un cántaroa pitcher
una botellaa bottle
una botella de vinoa wine bottle
una botella de vinoa bottle of wine
un frascoa bottle (of perfume, medicine, ink)
una lataa can
un barril, un tonela barrel
una tazaa cup
un vasoa glass (e.g. for water)
una copaa glass (e.g. for wine)
una garrafa, un garrafóna demijohn
un bidóna drum
un odre, un pellejoa wineskin
una bota, un botoa small wineskin
un porróna wine bottle (with a long spout)
To drink from it, the idea is to try to separate it as far from the mouth as possible and to drink continuously without spilling any of the wine down your front.
un embalsea dam
un pantano, una presaa reservoir
un sifóna siphon
un pozoa well
un botellón
(This is also the word in Spain for impromptu drinking parties in the street)
a flagon (large bottle)
una jarraa flagon (large jug)
CONTAINERS - FOR FOOD
una lata, un botea tin
un tarro, un botea jar
una cajaa box
un paquetea packet
un cuenco, un bol, un tazóna bowl
un platoa plate
una paneraa breadbasket
OTHER TYPES OF CONTAINERS
un contenedora skip
una papeleraa waste-paper basket / bin
un cubo de basuraa rubbish bin (Br. Eng.) / a trash can (Am. Eng.)
una cestaa basket
un cuboa bucket
una cajaa box
un cajóna crate
una bolsaa bag
una bolsa de plásticoa plastic bag
un bolsoa handbag (Br. Eng.), purse (Am. Eng.)
un monaderoa purse (Br. Eng.), change purse (Am. Eng.)
una carteraa wallet (Br. Eng.), billfold (Am. Eng.)
una mochilaa rucksack
una maletaa suitcase
una cartera, un maletína briefcase
EXPRESSIONS WITH CONTAINER WORDS
estirar la patato kick the bucket
tener muchas agallasto have a lot of bottle
estar como un botijoto be as round as a barrel
a flor de piel
Tiene los nervios a flor de piel.
edgy
He's very edgy. / His nerves were all on edge.