canned goods

"Goods" are things that people buy. However, the word is only used in a few specific situations. One of those situations is in the phrase "canned goods", which means food that's in a can.

You usually use the phrase "canned goods" when you're talking about:

  • donating canned goods to someone
  • stocking up on canned goods in case of an emergency

This phrase appears in these lessons: