shop
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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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shop
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (for goods)
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).
shop assistantdependiente(a) m,f
shop windowescaparate vidriera f,, vitrina f
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to do a shophacer la compra
3. (workshop)
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).
4. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
the shop floorlos trabajadores
5. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(idioms)
to talk shophablar del trabajo or
to be all over the shopser un caos total
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a. dar el soplo sobre (betray)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (general)
a. comprar, hacer compra(s)
to go shoppingir de compras
to shop aroundcomparar precios (en diferentes establecimientos)
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shop [ʃɒp]
noun
1 (Comm) (store) tienda (f)
I'm going to the shop to buy some milk
(workshop) taller (m)
the blacksmith's shop
the shops las tiendas; los comercios; he's just gone (round) to the shops acaba de salir a comprar; it's not available in the shops no se encuentra or se comercializa en las tiendas; shop! ¿quién despacha?
butcher's shop carnicería (f)
a repair shop un taller de reparaciones
to set up shop montar un negocio; establecerse
Two years ago she set up shop as a freelance photographer.
to shut up shop cerrar
I'll have to shut up shop early tonight Most offices shut up shop over Christmas and New Year
to talk shop hablar de trabajo; hablar de negocios
all over the shop en or por todas partes
2 (Britain) (act of shopping) compra (f)
the weekly shop la compra de la semana
I'm going to have to do a big shop (*). There's no food in the cupboards
intransitive verb
comprar; hacer las compras
I hate shopping in supermarkets odio hacer (las) compras en los supermercados; to go shopping ir de compras or de tiendas
transitive verb
(inform on) delatar
We all heard about how \you shopped your brother\
modifier
shop assistant (n) (Britain) dependienteadependienta (m) (f);a dependienta empleadoaempleada (m) (f) de una tienda;a empleada
shop floor (n) taller (m); (bigger) planta (f) de producción
to work on the shop floor trabajar en la producción; ser obreroaobrera de la producción;a obrera the shop floor (workers) los obreros
the shop floor won't stand for a wage cut
shop front (n) fachada (f) de la tienda
shop steward (n) (Ind) enlace (m) sindical
shop talk (n) charla (f) sobre el trabajo
shop window (n) escaparate (m); vitrina (f); vidriera (f); (S. Cone)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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