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What is the meaning of consumers and costumers?



 
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What is the meaning of consumers and costumers? #1 (permalink) Mon Nov 30, 2009 5:46 am   What is the meaning of consumers and costumers?
 

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #104 "Daily Business Activities", question 6

We normally serve five hundred ......... every day.

(a) customs
(b) customers
(c) consumers
(d) commuters

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #104 "Daily Business Activities", answer 6

We normally serve five hundred customers every day.

Correct answer: (b) customers

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What is the meaning of consumers and costumers? #2 (permalink) Mon Nov 30, 2009 10:04 am   What is the meaning of consumers and costumers?
 

Hi,

'Customers' are usually people who come to a shop or use a particular service. 'Consumers' are people in general who use a service.

We would talk about customers shopping in a supermarket. People who use electricity in their home are referred to as consumers of electricity.

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