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?
- all over the shop — por todas partes
- This simply gives shop owners the opportunity to open their shops during a long weekend and provide service to their customers and tourists.
- By law, video shops and stores selling computer games are supposed to explain the classification system with large posters.
- Today a variety of shops sell modern Western-style clothing to the Inuit.
- Corner dairies and shops in Auckland sell pipes for methamphetamine.
- Now, they are marketed as essential and whole supermarket aisles and entire shops are devoted to selling them.
- By western standards the city seems poor but there are plenty of shops and stalls open selling all sorts of goods.
- In some places, thugs resentful of Western influence have attacked shops that sell Valentine cards.
- EU beef labelling regulations currently apply to meat sold in shops but not to restaurants and other food service outlets.
- He had been a cobbler, but the building was now a shop selling storage chests and suitcases called The Cargo Cult.
- Dong got to know the company through an advertisement posted on the outer walls of a shop selling building materials.
- I caught the bus to historic Scottsdale, which has more than 100 shops and boutiques, selling Indian jewellery and crafts.
- They import goods from Pakistan, Japan, and China and sell them in makeshift shops or in stalls alongside the street.
- The 15 cent levy will apply at the point of sale in supermarkets, shops, service stations and all sales outlets.
- Most shops sell local delicacies such as dumplings in wild ginger flower leaves and Hakka tea.
- It was lined with shops and stands selling everything from fruit to weapons, and it was swarming with people.
- Pet shops and supermarkets sell a huge variety of flea dips and shampoos for your pet.
- She designs framing for art and sells it to retail shops and furniture stores.
- The goods sold in these shops are a wide variety of household goods and furniture.
- Most work is found in independent shops selling fabrics, hardware, food, and drinks.
- With Christmas and New Year a few days ahead, customers have started visiting shops selling greetings cards.
1.2(business)to set up shop as a doctor — abrir una consulta
- to shut up shop — cerrar
- business got so bad we had to shut up shop — nos iba tan mal, que tuvimos que cerrar (el negocio)
- to talk shop — hablar del trabajo
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
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