San
Lv 5

Which word is correct?

There is a vial (of / for / holding) flu vaccine on the counter.

Thanks!

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  • blank
    Lv 6
    1 month ago
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    Hey San!! 

    Majority will say "of" is the correct way to go.   It is certainly the most common way most native speakers would phrase this.

    Anon is not wrong tho either: if you think about each option, they do (or can be made to) make sense.   The biggest stretch is "holding" - most native speakers would say "containing," which is the same thing as "of" just expressed differently.

    Hope this helps.

  • RP
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    In this context, only the frst and third are synonymous. I'd go with the first (of).

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    All could be correct depending on context.

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