Definición de shop en inglés:

shop

Saltos de línea: shop
Pronunciación: /ʃɒp
 
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sustantivo

  • 2 [usually with modifier] A place where things are manufactured or repaired; a workshop: an auto repair shop
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    • Lux Studios's space is a former gas station and auto repair shop with all new interiors by FTF Design Studio.
    • Without a serial number, a watch cannot be serviced or repaired by an authorized repair shop or the manufacturer.
    • Friends Khaled and Said work together in a small auto repair shop.
    Sinónimos
    workshop, workroom, plant, factory, works, manufacturing complex, industrial unit, business unit, mill, foundry, yard, garage, atelier, studio; British shop floor
    archaic manufactory
  • 2.1A room or department in a factory where a particular stage of production is carried out: the machine shop
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    • He worked with the power supply vendor and machine shop to get the power supply modified for water cooling.
    • Our small machine shop has found it cheaper to import some products from overseas than to build them in-house.
    • Patent laws restrict what we may do with the raw materials we buy and seek to transform into products in our factories or machine shops.
  • 2.2 (the shop) • informal The place where one works: she pointed to the classroom ceiling—‘I live here, over the shop.’

verbo (shops, shopping, shopped)

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  • 1 [no object] Visit one or more shops or websites to buy goods: she shopped for groceries twice a week sometimes it’s more convenient to shop online [with object]: take a trip to downtown San Diego to shop the upscale stores of Horton Plaza
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    • When we go shopping we have to pick up some stuff the decorator requested.
    • 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.
    • If one pair gives you blisters go shopping and pick up a new pair.
    Sinónimos
    go shopping, do the shopping, buy what one needs/wants, buy things, go to the shops; buy, purchase, get, acquire, obtain, pick up, snap up, procure, stock up on, get in supplies of, look to buy, be in the market for
  • 1.1 (shop around) Look for the best available price or rate for something: they shopped around for cheaper food
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    • The trick is to book as far in advance as possible and shop around for the best rates.
    • It is important to shop around and compare prices before you swoop in on the ideal gadget.
    • Before starting to make extra payments, shop around to find the best possible rate.
  • 3 [with object] informal Alter (a photographic image) digitally using Photoshop image-editing software: I reckon you shopped the image
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    • If it's not shopped, the photo was likely taken the next day.
    • Much of what she aspires to is not "out of the camera" but had been shopped a little.
    • Though it looks ‘shopped, the picture is genuine.

Frases

all over the shop

see all.

set up shop

Establish oneself in a business: he set up shop as a hairdresser in Soho
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  • The charity survived a number of shop fires but these troubles made them stronger to set up shop again and again.
  • After the job finished, I decided to shut down my business in Canada and set up shop in North Carolina.
  • The hope is that, in time, small businesses will set up shop there.

shut up shop

Cease trading.
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  • Sharon Hudson, who runs furniture shop The Town House in Micklegate, said she was shutting up shop at lunchtime.
  • Corus can make more money by shutting up shop and moving abroad.
  • He is even considering shutting up shop while the work is on because no one - except for hungry roadworkers - will be able to get to him.
informal Cease doing something: flowers that come in one great burst, then shut up shop for the rest of the year
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  • The Britain in Europe campaign is shutting up shop, firing its regional directors.
  • A meeting was held and we came very close to shutting up shop.
  • So why is horse racing simply waiting for things to get worse - and awaiting official instructions - rather than shutting up shop?

talk shop

Discuss matters concerning one’s work, especially at a social occasion when this is inappropriate: he and his fellow workers would incessantly talk shop in the village pub
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  • We talked shop for a few minutes before she got in a call to her people and sorted out the limo situation.
  • Wright and Goldschmidt were known to be on good terms and undoubtedly talked shop often.
  • We talked shop with Larry Hughes for a minute.

Origen

Middle English: shortening of Old French eschoppe 'lean-to booth', of West Germanic origin; related to German Schopf 'porch' and English dialect shippon 'cattle shed'. The verb is first recorded (mid 16th century) in the sense 'imprison' (from an obsolete slang use of the noun for 'prison'), hence sense 2 of the verb.

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