window-shopping


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window-shopping

The act of visiting stores, or looking in their windows, to see what is available without buying anything. My bank account is so sad these days that I'll only be window-shopping for a while! A: "You guys really went in that expensive boutique?" B: "Yeah, but we were only window-shopping, don't worry! We know we can't afford anything in there!"
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One of the best ways to do this, I believe, is to educate potential employees about the problem and to let them know how they can spot the signs of corporate window-shopping well ahead of interview.
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The newly widened and landscaped sidewalks of Van Nuys Boulevard are crowded with pedestrians window-shopping on what has become one of the Valley's premiere retail and entertainment destinations.