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    Shopping!

    Hi,
    I want to know what verb to be used with the noun shopping:
    Is it:
    1. .... go shopping.
    2. .... do shopping.
    3. I am/was shopping.

    I believe that it is, Do shopping is it right? But I heard it on the T.V said
    that "I am shopping"

    Thank you. :wink:

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    Re: Shopping!

    Quote Originally Posted by Latoof
    Hi,
    I want to know what verb to be used with the noun shopping:
    Is it:
    1. .... go shopping.
    2. .... do shopping.
    3. I am/was shopping.

    I believe that it is, Do shopping is it write? But I heard it on the T.V said
    that "I am shopping"

    Thank you. :wink:
    Do you shop?
    Let's go shopping.
    I'm going shopping.
    I went shopping.
    Are you going shopping?
    She likes to go shopping? She likes to shop. She likes to do it at the mall.
    What's your hobby? I like to shop.
    Is shopping a hobby??
    Let's shop!
    Ok! Let's do it! :D

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    Re: Shopping!

    So we can say I go shopping! :D

    :mad: My teacher used to correct it to me and to change it in order to be "I do shopping". "What about doing some shopping" "Women like do shopping alot".
    He is British and I like him sooooooo much. I thought that it is different in use from AE to BE.
    Thank you very much.

    Latoof. :wink:

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    Re: Shopping!

    Quote Originally Posted by Latoof
    So we can say I go shopping! :D

    :mad: My teacher used to correct it to me and to change it in order to be "I do shopping". "What about doing some shopping" "Women like do shopping alot".
    He is British and I like him sooooooo much. I thought that it is different in use from AE to BE.
    Thank you very much.

    Latoof. :wink:
    Yes, we go shopping. We can also "do the shopping" or "do some shopping". Women like "to shop" or "shopping.

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    Re: Shopping!

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by Latoof
    So we can say I go shopping! :D

    :mad: My teacher used to correct it to me and to change it in order to be "I do shopping". "What about doing some shopping" "Women like do shopping alot".
    He is British and I like him sooooooo much. I thought that it is different in use from AE to BE.
    Thank you very much.

    Latoof. :wink:
    Yes, we go shopping. We can also "do the shopping" or "do some shopping". Women like "to shop" or "shopping.
    Men like to shop, too. :wink:

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    Re: Shopping!

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by Latoof
    So we can say I go shopping! :D

    :mad: My teacher used to correct it to me and to change it in order to be "I do shopping". "What about doing some shopping" "Women like do shopping alot".
    He is British and I like him sooooooo much. I thought that it is different in use from AE to BE.
    Thank you very much.

    Latoof. :wink:
    Yes, we go shopping. We can also "do the shopping" or "do some shopping". Women like "to shop" or "shopping.
    Men like to shop, too. :wink:
    I am a girl, but I hate do shopping it gets me a headache.

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    Re: Shopping!

    Quote Originally Posted by Latoof
    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by Latoof
    So we can say I go shopping! :D

    :mad: My teacher used to correct it to me and to change it in order to be "I do shopping". "What about doing some shopping" "Women like do shopping alot".
    He is British and I like him sooooooo much. I thought that it is different in use from AE to BE.
    Thank you very much.

    Latoof. :wink:
    Yes, we go shopping. We can also "do the shopping" or "do some shopping". Women like "to shop" or "shopping.
    Men like to shop, too. :wink:
    I am a girl, but I hate do shopping it gets me a headache.
    I hate to do shopping is incorrect. :(

    Try,

    I hate shopping.
    I hate to shop.

    :D


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    Are these ones correct:

    I have some shopping to do now but let's meet up at the Starbucks at five.
    He told us he ran errands all the afternoon and was worn out at the party.
    She loves shopping in these fancy boutiques.
    Shopping with her is nothing short of a nightmare.
    Have you done the shopping today?
    She's gone shopping at the mall.

    FRC

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    They're all fine. :D
    Nouns, right?
    No "do"s in the lot. What's the pun?

    Try,

    Let's do some shopping. :D
    Let's do shopping. (marginal; slang; means, Let's shop, Let's go shopping)

    All the best,

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    Re: Shopping!

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by Latoof
    So we can say I go shopping! :D

    :mad: My teacher used to correct it to me and to change it in order to be "I do shopping". "What about doing some shopping" "Women like do shopping alot".
    He is British and I like him sooooooo much. I thought that it is different in use from AE to BE.
    Thank you very much.

    Latoof. :wink:
    Yes, we go shopping. We can also "do the shopping" or "do some shopping". Women like "to shop" or "shopping.
    Men like to shop, too. :wink:
    This one doesn't. :mad:


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