Translation of shop in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 countable (retail outlet) to go to the shops what time do the shops close?all over the shop (British English) [colloquial]¿a qué hora cierran las tiendas?por todas partesExample sentences1.2 (business) [colloquial]to set up shop as a doctor
to shut up shop business got so bad we had to shut up shopabrir una consultaestablecerse como médicoto talk shopnos iba tan mal, que tuvimos que cerrar (el negocio)hablar del trabajo
- 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.
intransitive verb -pp-
- to go shoppinghacer comprasI have no time to shop during the weekir de compras or de tiendasI don't shop thereno tengo tiempo de hacer compras durante la semanawe spent the whole afternoon shoppingyo no compro allíto shoppasamos toda la tarde haciendo compras
forsomethingwe were shopping for Christmas presentsshe went shopping for a winter coatestábamos comprando los regalos de Navidadsalió a buscar un abrigo de invierno
transitive verb -pp-
- 1 (inform on)(British English) [slang]Example sentences
- Police are encouraging the public to use the drugs hotline and shop a dealer.
- 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.
- 2 (visit store)(American English)Example sentences
- 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.
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