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Hi, everyone! I’m Georgiana, your online English teacher. My mission is to help you to speak English fluently.

  • Are you a spender? Today I’m gonna talk about the tricks that supermarkets use to make you buy more than necessary. 
  • You’ll also improve your speaking with a funny mini-story.

Ok! Let’s start!

When you leave the supermarket, have you ever wondered why you spent more money than you originally planned?

I do 🙂 If it happens to you, you may think that you don’t know how to manage money, that you are a spender or simply that you don’t have enough discipline, but don’t worry, because supermarkets follow a whole series of very powerful marketing strategies that induce the buyer to buy, so don’t feel too guilty 🙂

By the way, a spender is someone who spends money unnecessarily. And another interesting expression: “overspending,” which means spending more than planned or necessary. 

These supermarket strategies can simply be called tricks. The truth is that supermarkets have more tricks than a magician.

Let’s take a look at a few of them, and learn some vocabulary on the subject.

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