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British English: /ʃɒp/
American English: /ʃɑp/

Translation of shop in French:


  • 1 (where goods are sold)
    (small, fashionable)
    to work in/open a shop
    travailler dans/ouvrir un magasin
    to go to the shops
    aller faire les courses
    he's out at the shops
    il est sorti faire les courses
    to set up shop
    [literal] [figurative]
    he set up shop as a photographer
    il s'est installé comme photographe
    to shut up shop (informal)
    [literal] [figurative]
    fermer boutique
  • 2 (American English) (in department store) gourmet/beauty shop
    rayon gastronomique/de beauté
  • 3 (workshop) repair/print shop
    atelier de réparation/d'imprimerie
  • 5
    (British English) (shopping) See examples: to do the weekly shop
    faire les courses pour la semaine
    to do a big shop
    faire le plein

transitive verb


intransitive verb

  • also: p prés etc -pp-
    faire ses courses
    to be shopping for something
    vouloir acheter quelque chose
    to go shopping
    aller faire des courses
    (as browser)
    aller faire les magasins
    to go shopping for something
    aller acheter quelque chose


all over the shop

(British English) [figurative]

to talk shop

you've come to the wrong shop

(British English)
vous vous trompez d'adresse

Phrasal verbs

shop around

(compare prices)
faire le tour des magasins
for pour trouver
[figurative] (compare courses, services etc)
bien chercher
if you shop around, you'll find the best course
en cherchant bien vous trouverez le meilleur cours

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