Shopping for clothes

A woman holding a T-shirt in a clothes shop

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Shop assistant: Can I help you?
Customer: Yes, have you got this T-shirt in other colours?
Shop assistant: We’ve got it in white, black, red and purple. What size do you want?
Customer: Medium.
Shop assistant: OK, in medium we’ve got black and red.
Customer: And in purple?
Shop assistant: No, just black and red.
Customer: OK, red. Can I try it on?
Shop assistant: Yes, of course. The changing rooms are over there.
Shop assistant: Is it OK?
Customer: Yes, I’ll take it.
Shop assistant: That’s £10.95. Would you like to pay by credit card or with cash?
Customer: Cash please. Here’s twenty.
Shop assistant: OK, thanks, that’s nine pounds, 5 p change and here’s your receipt.
Customer: Thanks. Bye.

What was the last item of clothing you bought?

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Submitted by gio_cra2004 on Tue, 04/14/2020 - 15:55

The last item of clothing I bought was a jacket and ripped jeans.

Submitted by sunflower on Sat, 04/11/2020 - 16:59

I bought a blue skirt a month ago

Submitted by alaricofranca02 on Fri, 04/10/2020 - 12:51

last time I bought two pairs of jeans, shirts and a sweatshirt

Submitted by _16lx on Sun, 04/05/2020 - 14:49

I bought a dress and a skirt and two disneyT-shirt

Submitted by Emilianoenglish on Thu, 04/02/2020 - 21:22

I bought two black sports pants and a green basketball shirt

Submitted by Klm on Thu, 03/26/2020 - 21:43

I found it easy to understand the conversation, just a few words I did not understand but it is interesting

Submitted by GOLDEN on Sun, 03/22/2020 - 09:09

T-shirt Xl blue sport

Submitted by Sergey25 on Sat, 03/21/2020 - 11:26

Two weeks ago, I bought Nike red sneakers and a Jordon black cap.
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Submitted by Shashi on Sun, 02/16/2020 - 01:53

I bought a black and white colour T-shirt in Last week.My favourite colours are white and black.

Submitted by Thu on Mon, 07/01/2019 - 06:15

I bought 5 T-shirts and hats, I bought the pink, black, white and 2 blue shirts, 2 blue jeans, 1 long and 1 short. Actually, my mom bought it for me, for Lunar New Year. In normal, my mom doesn't buy for me too much like that. : >

Submitted by vy08 on Tue, 03/12/2019 - 13:44


Submitted by toroslar on Fri, 03/08/2019 - 08:06

I bought a green T_shirt fromX last week
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Submitted by khanhlinh92004 on Thu, 07/19/2018 - 08:15

A navy blue T-shirt.

Submitted by cat28 on Thu, 03/29/2018 - 02:56

I bought black sporty shoes.
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Submitted by bilko on Wed, 01/24/2018 - 11:17

I had just bought a little stuffie dog. It's so cute and makes me feel happy...

Submitted by phuong (not verified) on Wed, 09/02/2015 - 07:59

Yesterday, I went shopping with my mom. I bought T-shirt, jeans.
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