What are groceries in the UK?
List of current UK supermarket chains
|Supermarket||Founded/ came to UK||Number of stores|
|Waitrose & Partners||1904||344|
What is meant grocery?
a store that sells food and small things for the home: … the food that you buy in a store: More people are buying their groceries online.
What do the British call a hardware store?
In the United Kingdom, hardware shops are also sometimes known as ironmongers, and larger, out-of-town hardware shops may be called do it yourself or DIY centres. British retail chains include B&Q, Homebase, and Wickes.
What is a water fountain called in England?
Common words in Daily routine/ activities
|American English word||British English equivalent|
|Bubbler||Drinker Water Fountain|
Do groceries mean?
Definition of do (one’s) grocery shopping
: to shop for groceries.
Which items comes under Grocery?
Coffee + TEA and Sugar
- Coffee- 250grams (Buy my 6 month’s supply mostly from travel abroad as we mostly consume speciality coffee one per day on average)
- Sugar – None.
- Jaggery: 250gms.
- Milk Powder/dairy whitener (for emergency)
- Or Tetra Pack long life milk (for emergency)
- Assam Tea leaves – 250 grams.
- Green tea – 1 pack.
Where did the term supermarket originate?
1933, American English, from super- + market (n.). The 1933 reference is in an article that says the stores themselves began to open around 1931. An early word for a “superstore” was hypermarket (1967).
Is a grocery store retail?
Retail businesses sell finished goods to consumers in exchange for money. … Retail businesses can include grocery, drug, department and convenient stores. Service related businesses such as beauty salons and rental places are also considered retail businesses.