jar


jar
01. I'd better do some baking; the cookie [jar] is almost empty.
02. Her father made a lot of money after inventing a device which helps you open [jar] lids that are on too tight.
03. The children got up in the middle of the night and emptied the cookie [jar].
04. The local beer of Mali is brewed by women, and is put still fermenting in large pottery [jars].
05. Peanut butter meets federal safety standards if it contains no more than 210 insect fragments per 700 grams, which is an average size [jar] of peanut butter.
06. My mom made about 50 [jars] of raspberry jam last night.
07. Grandma spent the day filling and labeling all her [jars] of homemade jam.
08. She spent the morning putting labels on all the [jars] of preserves.
09. I read somewhere that recycling one glass [jar] saves enough energy to watch television for 3 hours!
10. We sealed the [jars] of cherries, and put them on a shelf in the basement.
11. I can't get the lid off the peanut butter [jar]; someone put it on too tight.
12. Nelson couldn't open the [jar], but his brother was able to do it with a single twist.
13. An average sized [jar] of peanut butter contains about 550 peanuts.
14. In ancient Persia, almonds were stored in [jars] with flower petals to perfume them prior to use in desserts.
15. A Senegalese proverb suggests that spilled water is better than a broken [jar].

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