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"Ice cream parlor" is a noun which is often translated as "la heladería", and "shop" is a noun which is often translated as "la tienda". Learn more about the difference between "ice cream parlor" and "shop" below.
ice cream parlor
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la heladería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My favorite ice cream parlor has been on Main Street since 1935.Mi heladería favorita ha estado en la calle Main desde 1935.
b. la nevería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
It was a hot summer day and the line was long at the ice cream parlor.Era un caluroso día de verano y la fila estaba larga en la nevería.
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shop(
shap
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (store)
a. la tienda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I bought this scarf from a shop downtown.Compré esta bufanda de una tienda en el centro.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I have to go to the fish shop to buy some hake.Tengo que ir a la pescadería a comprar merluza.
They have a pair of really nice boots in that shoe shop.En esa zapatería tienen unas botas muy bonitas.
2. (workshop)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el taller
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My car's in the shop.Mi coche está en el taller.
3. (act of purchasing) (United Kingdom)
a. la compra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Let's do the shop today.Vayamos hoy a hacer la compra.
4. (education)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el taller de manualidades
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What elective are you taking next semester? - Shop, probably.¿Qué curso electivo vas a tomar el siguiente semestre? - El taller de manualidades, probablemente.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to purchase items)
a. comprar
The local market is the best place to shop.El mercado local es el mejor lugar para comprar.
b. hacer compras
I don't like to shop on Saturdays.No me gusta ir a hacer compras el sábado.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to inform on)
a. vender
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
He shopped his brother to save his own skin.Vendió a su hermano para salvarse el pellejo.
7. (to go shopping in)
a. comprar en
Minnie loves to shop the Black Friday sales.A Minnie le encanta comprar en las rebajas de Viernes Negro.
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