Translation of "shop" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ʃɒp/ US also store

A1 a building or part of a building where you can buy things

a shoe shop
verb uk /ʃɒp/ present participle shopping, past tense and past participle shopped

B1 to buy things in shops

hacer la compra
I’m shopping for baby clothes.

(Translation of “shop” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ʃop/

a place where goods are sold

tienda, comercio, negocio
a baker’s shop.

a workshop, or a place where any kind of industry is carried on

a machine-shop.
shopper noun

a person who is shopping

The street was full of shoppers.

a large bag used when shopping.

canasta de compras
shopping noun

the activity of buying goods in shops

Have you a lot of shopping to do?
(also adjective) a shopping list.

the goods bought

compra, compras
He helped her carry her shopping home
(also adjective) a shopping-basket/bag.
shop assistant

(British ) a person employed in a shop to serve customers; sales clerk(American)

shop floor noun

the workers in a factory or workshop, as opposed to the management

obreros, trabajadores
The shop floor are threatening to go on strike.
shopkeeper noun

a person who runs a shop of his/her own.

shoplifter noun

a person who steals goods from a shop.

shoplifting noun

ratería, hurto en las tiendas
She was caught shoplifting on CCTV.
shopping centre noun ( shopping center)

a place, often a very large building, where there is a large number of different shops.

centro comercial
shopping mall noun

(also mall) (American ) a shopping centre in which traffic is usually not allowed.

centro comercial
shop around phrasal verb

to compare prices, quality of goods etc at several shops before buying anything

comparar precios
You have to shop around to get the best deal.

(Translation of “shop” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)