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shop

Pronunciation: /ʃɑːp; ʃɒp/

Translation of shop in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 countable/numerable (retail outlet) tienda (feminine), negocio (masculine) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) , comercio (masculine) [formal] to go to the shops ir* de compras what time do the shops close? ¿a qué hora cierran las tiendas? all over the shop (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] por todas partes
    Example sentences
    • Pet shops and supermarkets sell a huge variety of flea dips and shampoos for your pet.
    • The goods sold in these shops are a wide variety of household goods and furniture.
    • She designs framing for art and sells it to retail shops and furniture stores.
    1.2 (business) [colloquial/familiar] to set up shop as a doctor abrir* una consulta, establecerse* como médico 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
    Example sentences
    • At the rate I was going the fridge would be sitting unused for 3 days and the weekly shop had to be done.
    • What do you do with all the cartons and papers that follow a weekly shop?
    • The people of Churchill Flats appealed for an access bus to be provided to take them to Morrisons for a weekly shop.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-pp-)

  • hacer* compras, comprar to go shopping ir* de compras or 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 comprasto 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/verbo transitivo (-pp-)

  • 1 (inform on) (British English/inglés británico) [slang/argot], vender
  • 2 (visit store) (American English/inglés norteamericano) recorrer

Phrasal verbs

shop around

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
[colloquial/familiar] mirar tiendas y comparar precios shop around for the best deal before buying life insurance antes de sacarse un seguro de vida, investigue qué compañía le ofrece más ventajas

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