window-shop
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window-shop
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. (general)
a. mirar vitrinas
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
We've spent all day window-shopping. Don't you want to actually go into a store?Hemos pasado todo el día mirando vitrinas. ¿No quieres entrar a una tienda al final?
b. mirar aparadores
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I'll have to be content to window-shop until I get my paycheck on Friday.Tendré que conformarme con mirar aparadores hasta que me paguen el viernes.
c. mirar escaparates
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I like window-shopping on Madison Ave, but everything is so expensive.Me gusta mirar escaparates en la avenida Madison, pero todo está muy caro.
d. mirar vidrieras
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I like window-shopping and seeing all the new designs.Me gusta mirar vidrieras y ver todos los nuevos diseños.
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window-shop [ˈwɪndəʊʃɒp]
intransitive verb
ir a mirar escaparates
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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