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    Definition of ''Combined Shop''

    Hey guys,
    Got a question for the definition of ''combined shop'' and if the term is usable in the sentence that means as below.

    - I have a plan for opening a shop in a big city, which will hold separate spaces both for kids and pet dogs since I like peg dogs and kids as well.

    So I like to open a combined shop serving both as a cafe for kids and a pet shop.

    In above case like providing separate spaces for kids and for pet dogs at one shop, can i describe this shop as a ''combined shop'' ?

    I will really appreciate if you will give me confirmation on this.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Definition of ''Combined Shop''

    Quote Originally Posted by merry 07 View Post
    Hey guys,
    Got a question for the definition of ''combined shop'' and if the term is usable in the sentence that means as below.

    - I have a plan for opening a shop in a big city, which will hold separate spaces both for kids and pet dogs since I like peg dogs and kids as well.

    So I like to open a combined shop serving both as a cafe for kids and a pet shop.

    In above case like providing separate spaces for kids and for pet dogs at one shop, can i describe this shop as a ''combined shop'' ?

    I will really appreciate if you will give me confirmation on this.

    Thanks in advance.
    To me "combined shop" makes it sound as if it is a shop combined with something else.

    I would call it a "dual-function shop", a "multi-purpose shop" or even just a "kids/dogs shop"!

    It could be described as a "combination kids' cafe and pet shop", but I don't think you can simply shorten that to "combination shop". Usually when a shop sells/provides 2 similar or unrelated items or services, those services are mentioned when describing the shop.

    "I'm going to the kitchen/bathroom furniture shop."
    "He's popping down to the little food and alcohol shop on the corner."

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