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    I usually go shopping to/at (the) "X".

    Hello!

    If I am making a statement of habit, saying that "X" (the name of the mall) where I generally go shopping,what is the correct form?

    I usually go shopping to/at (the) "X".

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    Re: I usually go shopping to/at (the) "X".

    I would use 'at'.

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    Re: I usually go shopping to/at (the) "X".

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    I would use 'at'.

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    Is the definite article "the" necessary ?

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    Re: I usually go shopping to/at (the) "X".

    It depends. You don't need an article with the name of a store.
    "I go shopping at K-Mart."
    "I go shopping at the mall/supermarket."

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    Re: I usually go shopping to/at (the) "X".

    'I usually go shopping at the K-Mart supermarket.'
    Is 'the' needed here?

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    Re: I usually go shopping to/at (the) "X".

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    'I usually go shopping at the K-Mart supermarket.'
    Is 'the' needed here?
    Yes, but no one would say that - assuming that K-Mart is a locally known store.

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