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7.3: Vocabulario: Las compras

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  • Objetivos

    Recognize vocabulary related to shopping

    En la tienda de ropa

    Store window
    El escaparate (the display case, store window)
    Store clerk
    El/la empleado/a (clerk, employee), El/la cajero/a (cashier)
    Cash
    Efectivo
    Cash register
    La caja
    Wallet
    La cartera
    Dressing room
    El probador
    Size
    La talla (size)
    Try on
    Probar
    Put on
    Vestirse (to wear, to put on)
    Cost
    Costar (to cost)
    Measuring tape
    Medir (e>i) (to measure; to be a certain length/height/width)
    Envelope stamped devolver al remitente
    Devolver (o>ue) (to return, give back), Volver (o>ue) (to return, come back)
    fashionable
    De moda (fashionable for clothing) / a la moda (fashionable for a person)
    Billboard advertising a sale
    Rebajado (on sale)
    tight
    Apretado (tight)
    wide, loose
    Ancho (wide)
    Pennies
    Barato (cheap)
    lamborghini
    Caro (expensive)
    comfortable
    Cómodo (comfortable)
    Small, medium, large
    Petiso, Chico, Mediano, Grande (Petite, Small, Medium, Large)
    Registered trademark symbol
    De marca (brand-name)

    En el supermercado

    Tin can
    La lata
    cardboard box
    La caja
    bag
    La bolsa
    bottle
    La botella
    Jar
    El frasco
    One pound
    Una libra
    Half kilogram weight
    Medio kilo (half a kilogram, i.e. roughly a pound)
    One quart measuring cup
    Un cuarto de galón (one quart, i.e. ¼ gallon)
    a dozen eggs
    Una docena, media docena (one dozen, half dozen)
    Shopping cart
    El carrito
    aisle
    El pasillo
    Shelf
    El estante (shelf)
    Paying with credit card
    Pagar (to pay)
    cashier making change
    La vuelta (change)
    receipt
    El recibo (receipt)

    En sitios de Internet

    Sign up icon
    Inscribirse (to sign up, to become a member)
    search
    Buscar (to look for, seek, search for; ¡OJO! Is not followed by a preposition in Spanish)
    Icon of a box
    Pedir (e>i) (to order, request)
    Tag with percent sign
    Recibir un descuento (to get a discount)
    Icon of a form
    Llenar el formulario (to fill/fill out the form)
    Icon for express delivery
    Preferir (e>ie) la entrega urgente (to prefer express delivery)

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    En la tienda de ropa

    • El escaparate (the display case, store window)
    • El/la empleado/a (clerk, employee)
    • El/la cajero/a (cashier)
    • Efectivo (cash)
    • La caja (cash register)
    • La cartera (wallet)
    • El probador (dressing room)
    • La talla (size)
    • Probar (o>ue) (to test, try on)
    • Vestirse (e>i) (to wear, to put on)
    • Costar (o>ue) (to cost)
    • Medir (e>i) (to measure; to be a certain length/height/width)
    • Devolver (o>ue) (to return, give back)
    • Volver (o>ue) (to return, come back)
    • De moda (fashionable for clothing) /a la moda (fashionable for a person)
    • Rebajado (on sale)
    • Apretado (tight)
    • Ancho (wide)
    • Barato (cheap)
    • Caro (expensive)
    • Cómodo (comfortable)
    • Petiso, Chico, Mediano, Grande (Petite, Small, Medium, Large)
    • De marca (brand-name)

    ¿Necesitas repasar las prendas de ropa? Mira la sección 3.3 del libro de Español 101.

    En el supermercado

    • La lata (can)
    • La caja (box)
    • La bolsa (bag)
    • La botella (bottle)
    • El frasco (jar)
    • Una libra (one pound)
    • Medio kilo (half a kilogram, i.e. roughly a pound)
    • Un cuarto de galón (one quart, i.e. ¼ gallon)
    • Una docena, media docena (one dozen, half dozen)
    • El carrito (cart)
    • El pasillo (aisle)
    • El estante (shelf)
    • Pagar (to pay)
    • La vuelta (change)
    • El recibo (receipt)

    ¿Necesitas repasar el vocabulario de la comida? Mira la sección 5.3 del libro de Español 101.

    En sitios de Internet

    • Inscribirse (to sign up, to become a member)
    • Buscar (to look for, seek, search for;¡OJO! Is not followed by a preposition in Spanish)
    • Pedir (e>i) (to order, request)
    • Recibir un descuento (to get a discount)
    • Llenar el formulario (to fill/fill out the form)
    • Preferir (e>ie) la entrega urgente (to prefer express delivery)

    Usamos los números en español mucho en las tiendas, para hablar de las tallas, las cantidades, y cuánto cuestan las cosas. ¿Necesitas repasar? Mira las secciones 1.3, 2.3 y 3.3 en el libro de Español 101.

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