Wordlist: Shopping basics - List 1

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shopping
 
the activity of buying material items, usually from a retail outlet; the things bought
 
do one's shopping
 
 
shopping centre
 
a large retail outlet where you can buy different things
 
window shopping
 
the act of walking around the streets and looking at the windows of various shops
 
shop window
 
a large window at the front of a shop, behind which items for sale are displayed
 
shop
 
an establishment that sells goods or services to the public
 
shop
 
to visit shops; to look around shops with the intention of buying something
 
shopper
 
a person who shops
 
shopaholic
 
one who shops very frequently; common term applied to someone suffering from oniomania
 
shopkeeper
 
a trader who sells goods in his own shop, or by retail, in distinction from one who sells by wholesale, or sells door to door
 
customer
 
one who purchases or receives a product or service from a business or merchant, or plans to do so
 
regular customer
 
a customer who frequently visits a particular shop
 
 
  • shopping
    • shopping['ʃɒpɪŋ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the activity of buying material items, usually from a retail outlet; the things bought
    • Example:
      • I carried three heavy bags of shopping up the stairs.
    • do one's shopping(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • Many people do their shopping on Saturdays.
  • shopping centre
    • shopping centre, shopping centres(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a large retail outlet where you can buy different things
    • Example:
      • There's a shopping centre right around the corner.
      • Synonym(s):
        shopping mall (AE)
  • window shopping
    • window shopping(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the act of walking around the streets and looking at the windows of various shops
    • Example:
      • My mother loves window shopping.
  • shop window
    • shop window, shop windows(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a large window at the front of a shop, behind which items for sale are displayed
    • Example:
      • Look at that beautiful dress in the shop window!
      • Synonym(s):
        store window
  • shop
    • shop, shops[ʃɒp](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an establishment that sells goods or services to the public
    • Example:
      • I need to go to the grocery shop.
      • Synonym(s):
        store (AE)
  • shop
    • shop[ʃɒp](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to visit shops; to look around shops with the intention of buying something
    • Example:
      • He’s shopping for clothes.
      • Synonym(s):
        go to the shops, go shopping, do some shopping
  • shopper
    • shopper, shoppers[ˈʃɒp.ə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who shops
    • Example:
      • She's working as a personal shopper.
    • shopaholic, shopaholics(noun)
    • Definition:
      • one who shops very frequently; common term applied to someone suffering from oniomania
    • Example:
      • Shopaholics lose a lot of their money.
  • shopkeeper
    • shopkeeper, shopkeepers['ʃɒpkiːpə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a trader who sells goods in his own shop, or by retail, in distinction from one who sells by wholesale, or sells door to door
    • Example:
      • I've known the shopkeeper for many years now.
      • Synonym(s):
        storekeeper (AE)
  • customer
    • customer, customers(noun)
    • Definition:
      • one who purchases or receives a product or service from a business or merchant, or plans to do so
    • Example:
      • Every person who passes by is a potential customer.
    • regular customer, regular customers(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a customer who frequently visits a particular shop
    • Example:
      • The shopkeeper knows all his regular customers.
 

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shopper
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        shop window
        shop window
        window shopping
        window shopping
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        customer
        shop
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        shopping centre
        shopping centre
        shopkeeper
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        shop
        to visit shops; to look around shops with the intention of buying something
        shopping
        the activity of buying material items, usually from a retail outlet; the things bought
        shopkeeper
        a trader who sells goods in his own shop, or by retail, in distinction from one who sells by wholesale, or sells door to door
        do one's shopping
        regular customer
        a customer who frequently visits a particular shop
        shopper
        a person who shops
        shopping centre
        a large retail outlet where you can buy different things
        shop window
        a large window at the front of a shop, behind which items for sale are displayed
        shopaholic
        one who shops very frequently; common term applied to someone suffering from oniomania
        customer
        one who purchases or receives a product or service from a business or merchant, or plans to do so
        window shopping
        the act of walking around the streets and looking at the windows of various shops
        shop
        an establishment that sells goods or services to the public
         
         
         

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        shop+1
        to visit shops; to look around shops with the intention of buying something
        shopping centre
        a large retail outlet where you can buy different things
        customer
        one who purchases or receives a product or service from a business or merchant, or plans to do so
        shopkeeper
        a trader who sells goods in his own shop, or by retail, in distinction from one who sells by wholesale, or sells door to door
        shop
        an establishment that sells goods or services to the public
        shopper
        a person who shops
        window shopping
        the act of walking around the streets and looking at the windows of various shops
        shop window
        a large window at the front of a shop, behind which items for sale are displayed
        shopping
        the activity of buying material items, usually from a retail outlet; the things bought
         
         
         
         

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