In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(retail outlet)tienda femininenegocio masculine Southern Conecomercio masculine formalto go to the shops — ir de compras
- what time do the shops close? — ¿a qué hora cierran las tiendas?
- Pet shops and supermarkets sell a huge variety of flea dips and shampoos for your pet.
- It was lined with shops and stands selling everything from fruit to weapons, and it was swarming with people.
- Most work is found in independent shops selling fabrics, hardware, food, and drinks.
- Most shops sell local delicacies such as dumplings in wild ginger flower leaves and Hakka tea.
- She designs framing for art and sells it to retail shops and furniture stores.
- This simply gives shop owners the opportunity to open their shops during a long weekend and provide service to their customers and tourists.
- He had been a cobbler, but the building was now a shop selling storage chests and suitcases called The Cargo Cult.
- They import goods from Pakistan, Japan, and China and sell them in makeshift shops or in stalls alongside the street.
- EU beef labelling regulations currently apply to meat sold in shops but not to restaurants and other food service outlets.
- Now, they are marketed as essential and whole supermarket aisles and entire shops are devoted to selling them.
- I caught the bus to historic Scottsdale, which has more than 100 shops and boutiques, selling Indian jewellery and crafts.
- By law, video shops and stores selling computer games are supposed to explain the classification system with large posters.
- Corner dairies and shops in Auckland sell pipes for methamphetamine.
- In some places, thugs resentful of Western influence have attacked shops that sell Valentine cards.
- The goods sold in these shops are a wide variety of household goods and furniture.
- The 15 cent levy will apply at the point of sale in supermarkets, shops, service stations and all sales outlets.
- By western standards the city seems poor but there are plenty of shops and stalls open selling all sorts of goods.
- Today a variety of shops sell modern Western-style clothing to the Inuit.
- Dong got to know the company through an advertisement posted on the outer walls of a shop selling building materials.
- With Christmas and New Year a few days ahead, customers have started visiting shops selling greetings cards.
intransitive verbshopped, shopping
1hacer comprascomprarto go shopping — ir de compras / de tiendas
- I have no time to shop during the week — no tengo tiempo de hacer compras durante la semana
- I don't shop there — yo no compro allí
- we spent the whole afternoon shopping — pasamos toda la tarde haciendo compras
- to shop for sth
- we were shopping for Christmas presents — estábamos comprando los regalos de Navidad
- she went shopping for a winter coat — salió a buscar un abrigo de invierno
transitive verbshopped, shopping
1British slang(inform on)vender
- A Taiwanese student shopped him to the cops when the virus struck again this year.
- Police today appealed for two other passengers in the Mondeo, who took no part in the attack, to come forward and shop their friend.
- First Minister Jack McConnell yesterday urged people in drug ravaged areas to shop drug dealers.
- Even off the record he was unprepared to shop a man who, we both knew, was making his life very difficult at that time.
- She immediately shopped me to Jack.
- And you can help stop the drugs getting on to the streets by shopping the dealers by phoning the Advertiser-backed Swindon Drugs Helpline.
- In most cases employees were shopped by fellow staff who were miffed by the guilty party wasting time on the web.
- Residents in Barnoldswick are being urged to shop thieves to the police in a bid to crack down on sneak-in burglaries in the area.
- Residents are being urged to use the hotline to shop nuisance neighbours and advise police and councils of vandalism and abandoned cars blighting the area.
- The 28 year old chap decided his mother and sister had to go as well in case they shopped him to the police.
- His wife shopped him to me with a bitter complaint about his clothes bill.
- During police interviews Roberts denied the robbery and claimed that Lane was an informant who was being paid by the police to shop him.
- Last year, after Sinead O'Connor shopped him to the police for alleged possession of a class A substance, he checked himself into the Priory, but was later thrown out for bad behaviour.
- Of course, we all have a public duty and, indeed, a vested interest in shopping people who don't pay their taxes.
- But I am still intrigued about how or why I was shopped.
- Just last week, leaflets urging young people to shop drug dealers were posted through household letter-boxes and handed out in Tesco.
- Police are encouraging the public to use the drugs hotline and shop a dealer.
- He would know they aren't going to shop their own father or husband.
- School children in Cleckheaton are being urged to shop drug dealers to a confidential helpline.
- There is still considerable reluctance to shop another doctor, no matter how dishonest he or she is.
- ‘Before I used to love to come into town to go shopping but now I might only come in once a year because it's too much trouble,’ she said.
- I always make a list before setting off to the supermarket, because frankly there isn't any hope of getting anything bar a decent bottle of Shiraz if I go shopping without one.
- If you go shopping for household goods like clocks, lamps, chairs or even pasta, you will often find this French designer's name jumping out at you.
- I like to be able to go shopping on Bond Street without being recognised.
- While many people liked the idea of such a home, 80% thought it would simply be too expensive to go shopping for all the gadgets to make it a reality.
- When we go shopping we have to pick up some stuff the decorator requested.
- It's going to be really cool to be back in Auckland, go to the beach, catch up with my mates and go shopping at Ricochet.
- Go shopping and pick out the stuff you like at any store, then wait a few weeks and go back to get it when it's sitting on the sale rack.
- ‘Actually, Chandler and I were just heading out the door to go shopping for some school stuff,’ I replied.
- Come on, jump in the car, let's go shopping!
- I want go shopping in early November if possible.
- There was absolutely no reason for the attack and it is sad in this day when you can't go shopping in broad daylight safely.
- If one pair gives you blisters go shopping and pick up a new pair.
- My parents have a vacation house in the East of France, and when they're there, they go shopping at the open-air market in Gerardmer, a pretty lakeside town nearby.
- So you might want to pick something fancy out or go shopping.
- ‘We'll go shopping to pick you up something to wear,’ she said grinning happily at me.
- I frowned and pushed back my wet black and violet hair, wondering when we would next get time to go shopping so that I could pick up some dye.
- I like to go shopping in the traditional markets.
- His happy side disappears when we go shopping.
- I'd better go shopping then and get a new outfit.
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