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Shopping - Clothes

A few guys like to shop.  As for the girls, most of them enjoy shopping.  Shopping can consist of grocery shopping, clothes shopping, or present shopping.  I'm sure there are other types as well, but I will limit this lesson to these three types of shopping.

Shopping for clothes

'Window Shopping' is a terminology used when you do not plan on buying anything.  Basically, you are only looking.  The term 'window shopping' was created because a lot of stores have mannequins on display in the window with clothes on them.  So walking by the store and looking at the clothing through the window is a way to see what they have.  This is called 'window shopping.'

Mannequins are the fake life size figures that are used to put and display clothes.  Most department stores show clothing with the mannequins.

Here are some common statements and questions most commonly used in a clothing store.

"Where is the dressing room?"
"I can't find my size here.  Can you check if you have this in a size 4?"
"Do you have this in different colors?"
"Where are your jeans located?"
"Where is the red sweater on display in the window?"
"How much is this skirt?"
"Are you going to have a sale soon?"
"Where is the matching shirt for this skirt?"
"When are you going to get more sizes?"
"I'm looking for a belt that will go with these pants."
"Do you provide alteration here?"
"How much will it cost to get alternation done on these pants?"
"These pants are too long for me.  Where can I get them altered?"
"How long does it take?"
"When do you start selling summer clothing?"
"When will you be getting your summer line?"

Some answers you might hear from workers

"The dressing room is in the right back corner."
"The dressing room is right over there."
"All our jeans are located in the back wall."
"We usually get a shipment every Thursday, so I would check back then."
"We have alteration here."
"It costs seven dollars."
"It takes one day.  You can pick them up tomorrow if you drop it off now."
"We'll have our summer line on display in April."

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