In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1verdulero masculinoverdulera femeninoto go to the greengrocer('s) — ir a la verdulería
- I just hope that supermarkets do not put all butchers and greengrocers out of business, as I personally hate supermarkets.
- The local butchers and greengrocers look great, but I never once saw the word ‘organic’ on anything.
- East Greenwich is desperately in need of a proper greengrocers within a few minutes walk.
- I'm amazed at how little it has changed. There is still a deli at No 31 and a greengrocer's next door.
- I also go to the farmer's market that's started nearby, but then the greengrocer pointed out to me that it's damaging his business.
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