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The happy think a lifetime short, but to the unhappy one night can be an eternity.Lucian
to shop (third-person singular simple present shop, present participle p, simple past and past participle ing)
- An establishment that sells goods or services to the public; originally a physical location, but now a virtual establishment as well.
- A place where things are crafted; a workshop or hobbyshop.
- An automobile mechanic's workplace.
- Workplace; office. Used mainly in expressions such as shop talk, closed shop and shop floor.
- Short for wood shop or metal shop, classes taught typically in junior high school, teaching vocational skill.
- (establishment that sells goods) boutique, retail outlet, store (US)
- (place where things are crafted): atelier, studio, workshop
- (automobile mechanic's workplace): garage
- (workplace): office, place of work, workplace
- (wood shop): carpentry, wood shop, woodwork
- (metal shop): metal shop, metalwork
Terms derived from the noun shop
establishment that sells goods
a class taught typically in junior high school, teaching vocational skill
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Third person singular
- (intransitive) To visit shops; to look around shops with the intention of buying something (I went shopping; he’s shopping for clothes).
- (transitive) To report the criminal activities or whereabouts of (a suspect) to the police.
- (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Shorthand for photoshop; to digitally edit a picture or photograph.
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