To speak about shops, you need the appropriate vocabulary. Part 5
Service centre - a store or other place where you can have products, equipment, or vehicles checked and repaired and where you can buy parts;
Chain store - one of a group of similar shops owned by the same company;
Gift shop - a shop that sells goods that are suitable for giving as presents;
Supermarket - a large shop that sells food, drink, products for the home, etc;
Tobacconist’s - a shop where you can buy cigars, cigarettes and other tobacco things;
Pay phone - a telephone in a public place that you pay to use;
Shopping centre, mall - a place where a lot of shops have been built close together;
Travel agency - a company or shop that makes travel arrangements for people;
Department store - a large shop divided into several different parts which sell different types of things;
General store - a shop that sells a wide range of products, often the only shop in a village;
Dry cleaner’s, the cleaners, launderette - a shop where you can have your clothes cleaned this way;
Hardware shop - a shop where you can buy tools and strong equipment, such as those used in the home or garden;
Florist’s - a shop that sells flowers;
Jewellery shop, jeweller’s - a shop where you can buy objects made from gold, silver, and valuable stones that you wear for decoration
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Mary likes visiting florist’s. She is fond of flowers.
Mike will go to Spain. Last week she went to the travel agency.