- MOM AND POP
- MOM AND POP (Ma and Pa)семейный (бизнес). Обычно маленький ресторанчик, который содержит семья. В Америке таких очень малых бизнесов очень много.
American slang. English-Russian dictionary. 2014.
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mom-and-pop — ˌmom and ˈpop adjective mom and pop business/ store etc COMMERCE a shop or small business that is owned and operated by members of the same family, and has a very limited amount of capital: • Most wineries in California are mom and pop… … Financial and business terms
mom-and-pop — adj [only before noun] AmE a mom and pop business is owned and managed by a family or a husband and wife ▪ a real mom and pop restaurant … Dictionary of contemporary English
mom-and-pop — adjective AMERICAN a mom and pop business is owned by a single family that also does most or all of the work: mom and pop convenience stores … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
mom and pop — mom and pop, U.S. of or having to do with a small, family run retail business: »a mom and pop filling station. Though this would include even mom and pop grocery stores, Congressional backers of the proposal would like to insert a provision to… … Useful english dictionary
mom-and-pop — /mom euhn pop /, adj., n., pl. mom and pops. adj. 1. of or pertaining to a small retail business, usually owned and operated by members of a family: a mom and pop grocery. 2. of or indicating something, as an enterprise, investment, or project,… … Universalium
mom and pop — (USA) A mom and pop business is a small business, especially if it is run by members of a family. It can used in a wider sense to mean that something is small scale … The small dictionary of idiomes
mom-and-pop — mom′ and pop′ adj. cvb bus being a small retail business usu. owned and operated by members of a family • Etymology: 1950–55, amer … From formal English to slang
mom-and-pop — ¦ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ adjective : being a small owner operated business a mom and pop candy store * * * /mom euhn pop /, adj., n., pl. mom and pops. adj. 1. of or pertaining to a small retail business, usually owned and operated by members of a family … Useful english dictionary
Mom And Pop — A colloquial term for a small, independent, family owned business. Unlike franchises and large corporations, which have multiple operations in various locations, mom and pop shops usually have a single location that often occupies a physically… … Investment dictionary
mom-and-pop — staid and old fashioned Like your aged parents and often of a small retail business: ... a small time mom and pop dope store would be allowed to flourish unmolested. (McBain, 1981) Some figurative use: Are you gonna be a mom and… … How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms
mom-and-pop — adjective (only before noun) AmE a mom and pop business is owned and operated by a family or a husband and wife: a real mom and pop operation … Longman dictionary of contemporary English