- 01. The back of the car was full of Christmas [parcels].02. Do you have a piece of string I could use to tie up this [parcel]?03. The mail truck was full of [parcels] for the Christmas season.04. Can you mail this [parcel] for me when you go downtown?05. There is a [parcel] for you waiting to be picked up at the post office.06. There is a [parcel] here for you from your grandmother. It came in the mail this morning.07. Local schools are putting together [parcels] of food to deliver to the homeless.08. The soldiers all received [parcels] containing food, letters from family, and medical supplies.09. Dave bought a small [parcel] of land in the interior, and hopes to start up a little hobby farm.10. Police are investigating a suspicious-looking [parcel] which was left in a local department store.11. Developers are hoping to build a condominium complex on a valuable [parcel] of waterfront land, while local environmentalists want to preserve the area as a park.12. The man who designed the White House in Washington, D.C. received $500 and a [parcel] of land in the city as payment for his work.13. An old proverb notes that the best things come in small [parcels].14. Beatrice Potter, author of the Peter Rabbit stories, invested the earnings from her books in [parcels] of land in the Lake District in order to ensure the continued preservation of the area.
Grammatical examples in English. 2013.