Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An area or complex of shops.
shopping precinct, shopping complex, mall, shopping mall, arcade, shopping arcade, galleria, parade, shopping paradeView synonyms
- ‘A number of supermarkets and shopping centres have them, but many more are needed.’
- ‘So if it is to continue to compete as a regional shopping centre, the new shops have to be in the city centre.’
- ‘The company makes a variety of cookies and has shops in railway stations and shopping centres across the UK.’
- ‘Marchers stopped at shopping centers and supermarkets along the route to ask for food donations.’
- ‘Motorists were stopped in car parks and shopping centres and offered the opportunity to have a free check carried out.’
- ‘Currently, there are 11 shopping centers, six traditional markets, and 2,102 shops in the municipality.’
- ‘It is also looking for new properties located in town centres, shopping centres and retail parks.’
- ‘Due to limited manpower, only 831 department stores, shopping centers, warehouses and supermarkets were inspected yesterday.’
- ‘There is a choice of shopping centres within the area and a number of schools nearby.’
- ‘High occupancy rates have been seen in prime shopping centres and areas.’
- ‘Numerous outlets for takeaway foods are open along the main roads, in food halls and shopping centres.’
- ‘It was one of those strangely placed stores in shopping centres which crop up more and more nowadays.’
- ‘By Friday, 207 acres could change hands in Southside for development of what would rank as one of the area's largest shopping centers.’
- ‘However, it was discovered that there are no litter bins in the area of the shopping centre.’
- ‘Now the growth of big rural shopping centres is bringing shoppers out of town.’
- ‘Having taken a bus into the heart of the city, he'd sat in malls and shopping centres until they had closed.’
- ‘The majority of booths will be in railway stations, airports, shopping centres and supermarkets.’
- ‘My nephew opened a small deli restaurant in our shopping center.’
- ‘The bottom floor of the shopping centre had regular shops, but the top level was a nightmare.’
- ‘Supermarkets and shopping centres need substantial extra parking spaces.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.