Translation of shop in Spanish:

shop

tienda, n.

Pronunciation /ʃɒp//ʃɑp/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(retail outlet)

      tienda feminine
      negocio masculine Southern Cone
      comercio masculine formal
      to go to the shops ir de compras
      • what time do the shops close? ¿a qué hora cierran las tiendas?
      • I caught the bus to historic Scottsdale, which has more than 100 shops and boutiques, selling Indian jewellery and crafts.
      • Pet shops and supermarkets sell a huge variety of flea dips and shampoos for your pet.
      • Most work is found in independent shops selling fabrics, hardware, food, and drinks.
      • 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.
      • Now, they are marketed as essential and whole supermarket aisles and entire shops are devoted to selling them.
      • Dong got to know the company through an advertisement posted on the outer walls of a shop selling building materials.
      • By western standards the city seems poor but there are plenty of shops and stalls open selling all sorts of goods.
      • By law, video shops and stores selling computer games are supposed to explain the classification system with large posters.
      • He had been a cobbler, but the building was now a shop selling storage chests and suitcases called The Cargo Cult.
      • With Christmas and New Year a few days ahead, customers have started visiting shops selling greetings cards.
      • Today a variety of shops sell modern Western-style clothing to the Inuit.
      • Corner dairies and shops in Auckland sell pipes for methamphetamine.
      • She designs framing for art and sells it to retail shops and furniture stores.
      • EU beef labelling regulations currently apply to meat sold in shops but not to restaurants and other food service outlets.
      • It was lined with shops and stands selling everything from fruit to weapons, and it was swarming with people.
      • They import goods from Pakistan, Japan, and China and sell them in makeshift shops or in stalls alongside the street.
      • 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.
      • This simply gives shop owners the opportunity to open their shops during a long weekend and provide service to their customers and tourists.

  • 2US

    school
    manualidades feminine

intransitive verb

  • 1

    hacer compras
    comprar
    to 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 verb

  • 1British slang

    (inform on)
    vender
    • But I am still intrigued about how or why I was shopped.
    • First Minister Jack McConnell yesterday urged people in drug ravaged areas to shop drug dealers.
    • During police interviews Roberts denied the robbery and claimed that Lane was an informant who was being paid by the police to shop him.
    • She immediately shopped me to Jack.
    • The 28 year old chap decided his mother and sister had to go as well in case they shopped him to the police.
    • Of course, we all have a public duty and, indeed, a vested interest in shopping people who don't pay their taxes.
    • Just last week, leaflets urging young people to shop drug dealers were posted through household letter-boxes and handed out in Tesco.
    • Even off the record he was unprepared to shop a man who, we both knew, was making his life very difficult at that time.
    • School children in Cleckheaton are being urged to shop drug dealers to a confidential helpline.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Police today appealed for two other passengers in the Mondeo, who took no part in the attack, to come forward and shop their friend.
    • And you can help stop the drugs getting on to the streets by shopping the dealers by phoning the Advertiser-backed Swindon Drugs Helpline.
    • His wife shopped him to me with a bitter complaint about his clothes bill.
    • A Taiwanese student shopped him to the cops when the virus struck again this year.
    • 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.
    • There is still considerable reluctance to shop another doctor, no matter how dishonest he or she is.
  • 2US

    (visit store)
    recorrer
    • I want go shopping in early November if possible.
    • 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.
    • So you might want to pick something fancy out or go shopping.
    • ‘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.
    • If one pair gives you blisters go shopping and pick up a new pair.
    • 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.
    • His happy side disappears when we go shopping.
    • ‘We'll go shopping to pick you up something to wear,’ she said grinning happily at me.
    • I like to go shopping in the traditional markets.
    • When we go shopping we have to pick up some stuff the decorator requested.
    • ‘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!
    • 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.
    • 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'd better go shopping then and get a new outfit.
    • 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.
    • 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 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.
    • 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.