In this chapter, you will learn some new English Idioms And Phrases For Shopping, when people have conversation regarding shopping, they mostly use these phrases to communicate.
Learning to speak spontaneously in English is vital for improving your speaking skills. You must learn to speak about any topic at any time without preparation. This lesson is for ESL students, we hope that you will learn and use Idioms And Phrases For Shopping in this lesson well and work hard.
English Idioms And Phrases For Shopping
Talk about shopping and the common ways people shop in Pakistan. You can use the vocabulary and phrases below in addition to your own vocabulary to have a very fluent speaking while shopping.
|Let`s go shopping||Phrase||Used to suggest to someone to go shopping|
|Window shopping||Compound Noun||walking in front of stores and looking at the products displayed in the windows without buying anything|
|Cash Register||Compound Noun||a machine used in a store, restaurant, etc., that calculates the amount of cash due for a sale and has a drawer for holding money|
|Cashier||Noun||a person whose job is to take in or give out money in a store, bank, etc.|
|Sales Clerk||Compound noun||a person whose job is to sell things in a store|
|Exchange||Verb||to return (a product) to a store and have it replaced by another product : to trade (something that has been purchased) for something else|
|Return items||Phrase||To take items you have bought back to the store and get your money back|
|Cash||Noun||money in the form of bills|
|Credit Card||Compound noun||a small plastic card that is used to buy things that you agree to pay for later — also called charge card|
|Debit Card||Compound noun||a small plastic card that is used to buy things by having the money to pay for them taken directly from your bank account|
|Price Tag||Compound noun||a piece of paper or plastic that has the product’s price written or printed on it|
|Discount||Noun||an amount taken off a regular price : a price reduction|
|On sale||Adjectival phrase||available to be bought cheaper than other items Example: Buy 2 shirts and get 1 half off|
|They are having a sale.||Expressional statement||used to show that a store is selling some specific items for low prices|
|This is on sale.||Expressional statement||used to show an item is available to be bought cheaper than other items|
|Bulk Items||Noun||items in large containers or in large amounts|
|Buy in bulk.||Phrase||buy in large amount, usually for a cheaper price|
|Bargain||Verb||to discuss an agreement or price|
|That‘s a good deal.||Expressional statement||Used to tell someone they have bought something good for a reasonable price.|
Idioms related to the topic of shopping:
|shop around-||If you shop around, you visit a number of shops selling similar articles, in order to compare the prices.
You can usually save money by shopping around.
|shop till you drop-||If you shop till you drop, you go shopping for a very long time, until you are exhausted.
If you go to London with Ashley, you’ll shop till you drop, so take comfortable shoes!
|shopping spree-||If you go on a shopping spree, you enjoy a lively outing, usually with much spending of money.
Liza is planning to go on a shopping spree as soon as she gets her bonus.
|shopping therapy-||This term refers to the idea that buying things can make you feel better.
A little shopping therapy can usually cheer up bored teenagers.
|window shopping-||When people go window shopping, they look at things in|