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Every week we ask you a different question. Hear what people in London say, then join the conversation! What's the best and worst thing about shopping where you live?

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The Express English team

The best thing about shopping in London seems to be original and unique boutiques, and plenty of choice.

And the worst thing? The prices can be high and the shops are very busy, especially around Oxford Street, which is one of the main shopping areas in London.

Did you know?


Britons are shopping too much. In 2010 personal debt was 1.5 trillion pounds, which is bigger than the UK's GDP (Gross Domestic Product).

Language tip

A shopaholic is someone who loves shopping and just can't stop.

Cultural tip

When shopping in Britain, some people consider it rude to put money on the counter, instead of into the shop assistant's hand.

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