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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyshop around
he/she/itshops around
present participleshopping around
past tenseshopped around
past participleshopped around
  1. to go to several shops before you decide what particular thing to buy
    shop around for: I’m shopping around for a new winter coat.
    1. a.
      to consider several possibilities before making a choice about something that you want
      shop around for: I think Sue’s shopping around for a new boyfriend.
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used to describe foods which don't contain ingredients such as wheat, dairy products etc …

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red market

the buying and selling of human organs

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