Grammar Patterns

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The 'butcher' group

These nouns refer to a place where something is sold, or to a person who works in a shop or provides a service.
Ask the butcher to joint the rabbit into even-sized portions, allowing two or three per person.
On the way home I went to the chemist because I realised I didn't have any nappies or baby food.
My stepmother wanted to call in the doctor, but my father said it was not necessary.
One student she knew of bought two cans of drink from the off-licence on the way to college each morning.
  • baker
  • butcher
  • chemist
  • cleaner
  • dentist
  • doctor
  • draper
  • druggist
  • drugstore
  • fishmonger
  • florist
  • gasman
  • greengrocer
  • grocer
  • ironmonger
  • Launderette
  • newsagent
  • off-licence
  • optician
  • pharmacy
  • pub
  • supermarket
  • sweet shop
  • tobacconist
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