A noun OF noun (quantity expression) ‘a piece of paper’

A2 point 26 in the category of NOUNS is defined:

QUANTITY EXPRESSIONS: refer to an individual example or quantity of an uncountable noun using words for containers and countable items.

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5 A PIECE OF PAPER

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Student example:

When I’m working on a translation I first write the unknown words down on a piece of paper.

PELIC Turkish female level 4 grammar class.

6 A CUP OF COFFEE 22431
11 A GLASS OF WINE 17425
16 A CUP OF TEA 15083
17 A GLASS OF WATER 14863
24 A GRAIN OF SALT 12087
34 A PIECE OF CAKE 10079
35 A BOTTLE OF WINE 9919
39 A PINCH OF SALT 8956
55 A SHEET OF PAPER 7058
62 A PIECE OF WOOD 6034
69 A CUP OF WATER 5522
70 A BOTTLE OF WATER 5504
72 A PIECE OF ART 5484
74 A BUNCH OF STUFF 5466
92 A PIECE OF SOFTWARE 4531


A1 vocabulary:

cake, coffee, cup, glass, paper, salt, tea, water, wine

A2 vocabulary:

art, bottle, piece, sheet, software, wood