ศัพท์ น่าสับสน ชุด S – Shop & store
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ออกเสียง Shop = ‘SHOP’
ออกเสียง store = ‘STAWR’
Farlex Trivia Dictionary.
- chippy =- A shop that sells fish and chips can be called a chippy.
- odditorium = A shop for oddities or oddments
(broken parts or parts of once-complete sets).
and store was applied only to a large establishment;
now the differencesare blurred.
- stationer = A bookseller who had a regular "station"
or shop at a university, unlike most booksellers, who were itinerant vendors
Collins COBUILD English Usage
Shop & store
In British English, a building or part ofa building where goods are sold
is usually called a shop.
Are there any shops near here?
In American English, this kind of building
is usually called a store,
and shop is only used to mean a very small store
that has just one type of goods.
Mom has gone to the store.
I got it from a little antiques shop in Princeton.
In British English, very large shopsare sometimes called stores.
They've opened a new DIY store on the outskirts of town.
In both British and American English,
a large shop that has separate departments
selling different types of goods is called a department store.
She works in the furnishings department of a large department store.
1. 'shop' used as a verb
Shop can also be a verb.
When people shop, they go to shops and buy things.
I usually shop on Saturdays.
You usually say that someone goes shopping,
rather than that they 'shop'.
They went shopping after lunch.
When someone goes to the shops to buy things
that they need regularly,
such as food, you say that they do the shopping
or do their shopping.
Who's going to do the shopping?
She went to the next town to do her shopping.
Shopping can be used without 'do'or 'go'
to refer to the activity of buyingthings from shops.
I don't like shopping.
Shopping can also refer to the things
that someone has just bought from a shop or shops.
She put her shopping away in the kitchen.
Shopping is an uncountable noun.
Don't talk about 'a shopping' or someone's 'shoppings'.
Collins COBUILD English Usage
Magazine – shop
A magazine is a collection of articles, photographs,
and advertisements published every weekor every month.
Her face was on the cover of every magazine.
Tanya read a magazine while she waited.
Don't use 'magazine' to refer toa building or part of a building
where things are sold.
The word you use is shop or store.
There is a row of shops on the High Street.
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
WORD CHOICE: shop, store
In British English, shop is theusual word
and store is sometimes used to mean a very large shop
where many different kinds of things are sold,
for example, a large supermarket or departmentstore:
They live opposite a row of shops. | This item is available in our London store.
In American English, store is the usual word
and shop is sometimes used to mean a small store
that sells one type of goods:
Will you go to the store for me? | a card shop.
In British English, you can talk about the shops:
I'm going to the shops - do you want anything?
But speakers of American English never say 'the stores'.
What Is The Medical Term For People Who Shop Too Much?
It’s likely that you know someone who might be a shopaholic.
Perhaps you think that she has a superhuman stamina
for long lines, crowded malls, and late-night purchasing.
Or perhaps you think he just doesn’t know when to quit,
spending way past his budget.
What is a shopaholic?
Shopaholic is an informal term usually applied with humor.
It dates back to the 1940s,
when it emerged as a combination of shop and -holic.
The word shop comes from the Old English term sceoppa (“stall, booth”)
and is related to the Middle Dutch schoppe (“stall”).
The combining form -holic isa version of -aholic,
which you might recognize from alcoholic.
It denotes “a person who has an addiction to
or obsession with some object or activity.”
What is the medical term for a shopaholic?
There is, though, an actual medical term
for people who have an uncontrollable and
Oniomania comes from the Greek onios, which means “for sale,”
How do you use the word shopaholic?
Some of you may recognize the word from the popular book series
from the 2000s by Sophie Kinsella.
The series has 10 books
—one of which has been made into a movie, Confessions of a Shopaholic
—and follows the adventures of devout shopper Becky Bloomwood.
As Becky herself says in the first novel,
“Shopping is actually very similar to farming a field.
You can’t keep buying the same thing,
you have to have a bit of variety.
Otherwise, you get bored and stop enjoyingyourself.”
Here are examples of the word shopaholic in use:
- “Bernadine had told Savannah that the girl was a die-hard shopaholic
and terrible at managing her money.” (Waiting to Exhale, 1992)
runs the risk of burgeoning into a full-blown shopaholic,
a person so obsessed with buying that they fall into debt and suffer dire personal consequences.” (Psychology Today, May/June 2007)
- “My boyfriend’s mother drives me bananas.
She’s a shopaholic,status-conscious snob, and I guess I’m not up to her standards because she’s forever finding ways to insult me.” (Cosmopolitan, August 2002)
Compulsive shopping hasn’t been studied
to the same extent as other dependencies or addictions.
However, some people consider it to be a very serious
and widespread problem that can cause grave social, financial, and emotional effects.
But at least it isn’t obsessive nail biting?
Dictionary of Problem Words and Expression
Shop & store
These words have numerous distinct uses separately from each other,
but they share the meaning of
an establishment where merchandise is sold,
usually on a retail basis.
Store is a more general term,
shop being reserve for a small store or for a department in a large store
selling a select or special type of goods.
One refers to a department store or grocerystore
and to a shop that sells hats or glovesor china or other specialized wares.
Again, one might mention a shoe storebut would refer to a shoe repair shop.