Quick answer
"Shops" is a form of "shop", a noun which is often translated as "la tienda". "Of" is a preposition which is often translated as "de". Learn more about the difference between "of" and "shops" below.
of(
uhv
)
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (indicating possession)
a. de
The wings of an eagle can span eight feet.Las alas de un águila se extienden hasta ocho pies.
2. (descriptive)
a. de
It is a question of ethics.Es una cuestión de ética.
3. (indicating material)
a. de
This chair is made of oak.Esta silla es de roble.
4. (indicating distance)
a. de
She walked a distance of three miles.Caminó una distancia de tres millas.
5. (indicating location)
a. de
The Caribbean coast of Mexico is the best location for snorkeling.La costa caribeña de México es el mejor lugar para bucear con esnórquel.
6. (indicating content)
a. de
Can you get me a bottle of water?¿Me traes una botella de agua?
7. (among)
a. de
One of the students in my group got lost.Uno de los estudiantes de mi grupo se perdió.
8. (toward)
a. hacia
He made no effort to hide his hatred of the invaders.No hizo ningún esfuerzo por ocultar su odio hacia los invasores.
b. por
We shared a love of music.Compartíamos un amor por la música.
9. (indicating time)
a. menos
I need to be at the office at a quarter of seven.Tengo que estar en la oficina a las siete menos cuarto.
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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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