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Vocabulary: going shopping
Whether we do it in order to buy clothes, food, or for our leisure, out of obligation , pleasure or necessity, wherever we live we have to go shopping. We can fill a trolley, or just buy an item, very often or on rare occasions... For some people, it's a pleasure! For others, it's a real drudgery... The problem is that however we do the shopping, what we buy is vital for us to live...
Window shopping To do the shopping Selection of the products...
|The shopping||To do the shopping(BE)/ to market (AE)|
|To go shopping||To shop at X|
|To make a shopping list||To shop for something/ to look for something|
|To shop around for something||To go window shopping|
Save 50% "The" bargain... Next to nothing!= Hardly anything!
|A bargain/ a good buy||To get a good bargain|
|It's good value for money||The sales|
To buy stg for a song
To buy stg for next to nothing
To sell off
To sell at a good price
|To be reduced (BE)/ on sale (AE)||A discount|
|To give a 25 % discount on stg||To knock £15 off the price|
|A reduction/ a discount||At a reduced price|
To be on sale // to be for sale
Standing in line at the checkout
|To display||A display|
|To be on display||A shop/ store window|
|To be in the window||A stall|
|A shelf=> shelves||The checkout|
|The cash register/ the till||The cashdesk|
|To haggle/ to bargain||To bargain with sby|
Sales A display A till
The STAFF and the instruments used...
|A shopkeeper||A dealer|
A shop walker (BE)
A floor walker (AE)
A shop assistant (BE)
A (sales) clerk
|A salesman/ saleswoman||The customers/ the clientele|
|A shopping basket/ bag||A (carrrier) bag|
A (shopping) trolley (BE)
A cart/ a caddy (AE)
|A line checkout|
Let's offer wonderfully wrapped presents...
|A parcel||Wrapping paper|
|A bow||To wrap stg (up)|
|"Is it a present?"||"I had it (gift) wrapped"|
Of course, you can do your shopping by yourself in shops, or order through a "drive" or by phone or through the Internet for a home delivery.
Things are changing just now and new habits are got into.
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