Denoting a small shop of a type often run by a married couple: a mom-and-pop store
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- Most ice cream stores are still mom-and-pop shops that lack the funds needed to finance such a study.
- In addition, mom-and-pop shops are facing more competition from big box stores and Internet sites.
- ‘We've always been a mom-and-pop shop,’ he continued.
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