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    #1

    ban cars from shopping centres

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    Quite a few towns are now banning cars from their shopping centres.

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    It's about the prohibition against selling cars? Or something else?
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    #2

    Re: ban cars from shopping centres

    Quote Originally Posted by Vik-Nik-Sor View Post
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    Quite a few towns are now banning cars from their shopping centres.

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    It's about the prohibition against selling cars? Or something else?
    Thank you
    Cars are not allowed in shopping centers.

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    #3

    Re: ban cars from shopping centres

    I am not a teacher.

    I imagine it's about keeping the shopping centres reserved for pedestrians.

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    #4

    Re: ban cars from shopping centres

    Could you please explain more in detail? I still don't understand what shopping centres have to do with cars. Does it refer to parking lots belonging to shopping centres?
    "Cars are not allowed in shopping centers" - what does that mean...
    "shopping centres reserved for pedestrians" - I don't understand it either. It's like car driver discrimination?
    Last edited by Vik-Nik-Sor; 17-May-2014 at 18:39.


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    #5

    Re: ban cars from shopping centres

    Same here.

    "Cars are not allowed in shopping centers" means to me that I can drive my car at a shopping center. If I imagine it, it's quite strange.
    Probably, it's about parking.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

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    #6

    Re: ban cars from shopping centres

    Many town centre shopping areas are pedestrianised; cars are not allowed. Have a look at this link: https://www.google.com/search?q=pede...w=1215&bih=927

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    #7

    Re: ban cars from shopping centres

    Oh, they're not shopping centries in our countries.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

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    #8

    Re: ban cars from shopping centres

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    Oh, they're not shopping centries in our countries.
    Nor here. A "shopping centre" is usually a large single building with several floors and escalators.
    But in this context, it's easily understandable not to mean that.

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    #9

    Re: ban cars from shopping centres

    I'd call those pictures town centres rather than shopping centres.

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