window-shop

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window-shop

To visit stores, typically only looking in their windows, to see what is available without buying anything. A: "Let's go shopping!" B: "I would, but my bank account is so sad these days." A: "OK, let's just window-shop then!" A: "You guys really went in that expensive boutique?" B: "Yeah, but we were only window-shopping. We know we can't afford anything in there!"

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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