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hacer las compras
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to buy different things)
a. to do the shopping
¿Te parece si salimos mañana al centro a hacer las compras navideñas?Shall we go downtown tomorrow to do the Christmas shopping?
b. to buy
Pasé por el centro comercial, hice las compras que tenía que hacer y me fui a casa.I stopped by the mall, bought the things I needed, and went home.
c. to purchase
El Departamento de Administración hace las compras de todo el material de oficina.The Admin Department purchases all the office supplies.
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