Translation of "shop" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (PLACE TO BUY THINGS) 购物场所 uk us /ʃɒp/ US  /ʃɑːp/

(US usually store) a building, or a room in a building, where you can buy goods or get services

a book/clothes/record/sweet shop 书/服装/唱片/糖果店
a barber's/betting shop 理发/博彩店
I need to go to the shops - I've got no food in the house. 我得去商店了——家里没有吃的东西了。

UK the act of shopping, especially of shopping for food and other things needed in the house

I usually do the weekly shop on a Monday. 我通常在星期一买一周要用的东西。
be in the shops

to be available to buy

His latest novel will be in the shops by Christmas. 他的最新小说将在圣诞节前面市。

(Translation of “shop noun (PLACE TO BUY THINGS)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)