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I heard the following line in an English-speaking movie :

We bought very little today, and mainly did a lot of window shopping.

What does the speaker mean by window shopping?

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window shopping stands when you browse the shops without actually buying. (Not just because of lack of money. A lot of people like passing around the shops without buying a thing.)

Example of window shopping:

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Dialogue example:

— What else did you buy?
— Couple of stuff but the rest was just window shopping.
— Ah, you were looking at stuff but you didn't buy them anyway.

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