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* There were 24 stores and eight places to eat inside the ____.

a large shopping structure that contains many different stores

mall

* There were 24 stores and eight places to eat inside the mall.

2

* The __________ ____ sold clothes, appliances, kitchen supplies, and bedroom furniture, among other things.

a large store that sells many different types of items, which are organized into different sections (departments) so that customers can find an item more easily

department store

* The department store sold clothes, appliances, kitchen supplies, and bedroom furniture, among other things.

3

* Troy parked his car on the fifth level of the _______ ________.

parking garage; a tall structure with several levels where drivers can park and leave their cars temporarily

parking structure

* Troy parked his car on the fifth level of the parking structure.

4

* The shoes in the ________ _______ got Gertha’s attention, so she went into the store to try them on.

the clothes and items shown in the large window at the front of a store, meant to make people interested in entering the store

window display

* The shoes in the window display got Gertha’s attention, so she went into the store to try them on.

5

* The ______ _____ helped Jacinto choose a good gift for his wife.

an employee who helps shoppers in a store, hoping that the shoppers will make a purchase

sales clerk

* The sales clerk helped Jacinto choose a good gift for his wife.

6

* Kathy looked through the clothes on the ____ to see if anything was available in her size.

a section of bars or poles where clothes are hung in a store

rack

* Kathy looked through the clothes on the rack to see if anything was available in her size.

7

* There were no books that Emil wanted to buy, but he decided to _______ through the selection anyway in case something looked good.

to shop without looking for a specific item; to look through the items in a store without deciding to buy something

to browse

* There were no books that Emil wanted to buy, but he decided to browse through the selection anyway in case something looked good.

8

* This brand of cereal usually costs $3.75 per box, but it was __ ____ this week for $2.50 per box.

at a lower price than usual; cheaper than usual

on sale

* This brand of cereal usually costs $3.75 per box, but it was on sale this week for $2.50 per box.

9

* Alisha thought that the shoes did not come in her size, but an employee found her size __ ___ ____.

in the back section of the store where employees can go but customers cannot; in the part of a store where extra items are kept

in the back

* Alisha thought that the shoes did not come in her size, but an employee found her size in the back.

10

* The price of the rocking chair ___ _______ ____ from $99 to $75.

to be priced lower than usual; to be labeled with a lower price than usual

to be marked down

* The price of the rocking chair was marked down from $99 to $75.

11

* When Christopher _____ the jacket __, he realized that the sleeves were too short.

to put on clothes in a store to find out if they fit properly and look nice before deciding whether or not to buy them

to try (something) on

* When Christopher tried the jacket on, he realized that the sleeves were too short.

12

* Rolanda’s new blouse ___ ________ and looked very nice on her.

to be the correct size and shape for someone's body

to fit perfectly

* Rolanda’s new blouse fit perfectly and looked very nice on her.

13

* Thad went to the _______ to pay for the groceries he wanted to buy.

a machine that one's money is put into when buying an item at a store; the area of a store where customers make purchases and where one goes to pay

register

* Thad went to the register to pay for the groceries he wanted to buy.

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* Shaneka went to pay for the hat and gloves she wanted to buy, and the employee quickly ____ her __.

to take someone's money in exchange for the items one wants to buy; to sell at item to someone and formally record the sale

to ring (someone) up

* Shaneka went to pay for the hat and gloves she wanted to buy, and the employee quickly rang her up.

15

* Mr. Molnar was always late for meetings, so when he showed up early, his co-workers commented, “_____ _ ____ ____ ___ _________”

a phrase used to say that any type of event that occurs must happen a first time before it can happen again; a phrase used when an event happens even though the event has never happened before

There's a first time for everything.

* Mr. Molnar was always late for meetings, so when he showed up early, his co-workers commented, “There’s a first time for everything.”