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Places - Shops and Stores

Match the shop or store to the objects you want to buy. When appropriate, both American English (US) and British English (GB) have been included. Click on the arrow to see if you have answered correctly.

NOTE Many shops or stores such as 'butcher's', 'baker's' end in -'s. This is the possessive form coming from the original 'butcher's shop' or 'baker's shop', etc. 'shop' has been dropped but the possessive form has been retained.

  • a box of chocolates
  • a pair of sheets and pillow cases
  • a sack of coal
  • a dozen red roses
  • a bar of perfumed soap
  • some tomatoes or some broccoli
  • half a dozen wholewheat rolls or a loaf of bread
  • pipe tobacco or a good cigar
  • some envelopes
  • a three-piece suit
  • an eighteenth-century wardrobe
  • a couple of steaks
  • a hammer and some one-inch nails
  • a goldfish
  • a piece of salmon
  • a copy of Life magazine
  1. a stationer's (GB) / a stationery store (US)
  2. a confectioner's (GB) / a candy shop (US)
  3. a baker's
  4. an antique dealer
  5. a draper's (GB) / an interior design shop (US)
  6. a newsagent's / a newsstand (US)
  7. a florist's
  8. a chemist's / a pharmacy OR a drug store (US)
  9. a (green)grocer's (GB) / a grocery store (US)
  10. an ironmonger's (GB) / a hardware store (US)
  11. a coal merchant's (GB)
  12. a tobacconist's (GB) / a tobacco shop (US)
  13. a butcher's
  14. a pet shop
  15. a tailor's
  16. a fishmonger's (GB)

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