English Idioms & Idiomatic Expressions
ow shopping )
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
A little shopping therapy can usually cheer up bored teenagers.
|window shopping||When people go
window shopping, they look at things in
shop windows, without actually purchasing
I haven't been paid yet, so I can only go window shopping.
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