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A jar of jam
A teaspoon of sugar
A bunch of bananas
A loaf of bread
A head of cauliflower
A tin of sardines
A bar of chocolate
A cartoon of milk
A packet of crisps
A bag of flower
A bottle of coke
A piece of wood
A glass of water
A cup of tea
A piece of paper
A bowl of soup

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