Where to buy xwarin û cilên

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Some newcomers are not sure where to buy the groceries they need, and they may miss traditional foods from their native country. There are many different places and ways to go shopping in the USA. Learn about the kinds of shops for buying food. Find out how to buy traditional foods. Read about where to buy clothes and how to shop online.

Some newcomers are not sure where to buy the groceries they need, and they may miss traditional foods from their native country. There are many different places and ways to go shopping in the USA. Learn about the kinds of shops for buying food. Find out how to buy traditional foods. Read about where to buy clothes and how to shop online.

Where to buy in the US, photo copyright UK Aid, CC.
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Where to buy in the US, photo copyright UK Aid, CC.
Shopping in the US, photo copyright UK Aid, CC..

food Buying

Buying food

The word groceries means food you buy. Divê hûn hewl bidin ku li ser derbas 20% or less of your total family income on groceries each month. Ev tê wê wateyê, eger heye $1,000 Di hatina her meh, ji te re pêwîst derbas $200 or less on groceries. Ger tu $500 her meh, tu zarên xwe derbas bi tenê $100 an kêmtir li ser xwarinê, if you are to also pay for housing and utilities.

The word groceries means food you buy. You should try to spend about 20% or less of your total family income on groceries each month. This means if have $1,000 in income each month, you should spend $200 or less on groceries. If you get $500 each month, you can afford to spend only $100 or less on food, if you are to also pay for housing and utilities.

Here are some useful things to know about buying food:

Here are some useful things to know about buying food:

  • Some things that cost little in your home country may be expensive in the USA. Bo nimûne, penaberên ji Burma Dibe ku dixwazin ji bo xwarin coconuts nû û meyweyê, di heman demê de ev tomar giran in.
  • Meat and fruit are often expensive in the USA. Wiha, hûn dikarin need to try to bixwin hin xwarinên nû herweha xurekên edetî te.
  • food Buying, bi taybetî birinc û nok û gelek sebzeyên, ji çûbûm dikanê û pijandinê de ew bi xwe jî bi giştî biha kêmtir ji kirîna xwarin ji xwaringehekê.
  • If an item in a store is priced, tu ji bo dayina ku buhayê. Lebê, ev e li bazarên an jî dikanên firotina mal bikaranîn kêmtir rastîn.
  • Some things that cost little in your home country may be expensive in the USA. For example, refugees from Burma may like to eat fresh coconuts and mangoes, but these items are expensive.
  • Meat and fruit are often expensive in the USA. So, you may need to try to eat some new foods as well as your traditional foods.
  • Buying food, especially rice and beans and many vegetables, from the grocery store and cooking it yourself is generally less expensive than buying food from a restaurant.
  • If an item in a store is priced, you have to pay that price. However, this is less true in markets or stores selling used goods.

Where to buy groceries

Where to buy groceries

Li vir hin cihên cuda tu xwarinê buy in:

Here are some different places you can buy food:

dikanê torpîl

Grocery stores

dikanê torpîl Amerîka dikanên mezin ku pêk gelek cureyên cuda yên xwarinê hene. in çend torpîl mezin heye “dûkanan tên kirîn.” A zincîrê, komek ji dikanên ku li bajarên cuda li seranserî Amerîka di heman in e. dikanê torpîl bi nav beşên yên wek fêkî û sebze û dabeş, goşt, xwarinên konserveyê, hwd.. Gelek dikanên mezin cesaretê bide dilê we ji bo sign up for free “Klub” cards, an “kartên endaman. Ev baş e ji bo ku ez e ji ber ku, tu caran qebûl erzanî, li ser xwarina xwe bi karta, tevî ku kerdê belaş e. dikanên din, wek Costco, pare ji bo kartên xwe bifiroşe û Kabonê ya xwarin ku erzantir. Ev hêjayî tevlî Eger te wêneyek malbateke mezin û bi kirîna xwarin û malê tomar qederekî mezin.

Grocery stores in the US are large stores that carry many different types of food. There are several large grocery “chain stores.” A chain is a group of stores that are the same in different cities across the US. Grocery stores are divided into sections such as fruit and vegetables, meat, canned foods, etc. Many large grocery stores encourage you to sign up for free “Club” cards, or “membership cards. This is good to do because you often receive a discount on your food with a card, even though the card is free. Other stores, such as Costco, do charge for their cards and sell large quantities of food more cheaply. These are worth joining if you have a big family and are buying food and household items in large quantities.

cotkarên’ bazarên

Farmers’ markets

Piraniya bajarên li Emerîka yên cotkaran’ bazarên, nemaze di havînê. At a rezvanan’ bazar, tu berê nû û sebze mezin û firotin ji aliyê cotkarên xwe bibînin. di havînê, hûn dikarin kêmtir pere li dikanê ji bo tomar heman derbas hingê hûn dê, lê ne her tim - hinek dikanên mezin dikarin ji bo firotina ji bo kêmtir ji bo cotkarên ku mezin dibin, hindik ji berhemên organîk, bo nimûne.

Most cities in the US have farmers’ markets, especially in the summer. At a farmers’ market, you can find fresh fruit and vegetables grown and sold by the farmers themselves. In summer, you may spend less money then you would at a grocery store for the same items, but not always – some big grocery stores are able to sell for less than farmers who grow small amount of organic produce, for example.

dikanên Convenience

Convenience stores

Ev dikanên piçûk, ku carna yên hindik groceries an xwarin bifiroşe in. Gava ku van dikanên Dibe ku hawetire, ji ber ku ew nêzîkî mala te ne, ew gelek caran biha zêdetir çûbûm dikanê in.

These are small stores that sometimes sell small amounts of groceries or food. While these stores may be convenient because they are close to your house, they are often more expensive than the grocery store.

dikanên Etnîk

Ethnic stores

Hin civakên xwedî dikanan etnîkî, wateya dikana ku difiroşe groceries ji background etnîk bi taybetî. Bo nimûne, li wê derê bibe an “Market Indian” yan jî “Market Chinese” ku difiroşe xwarinên ji wan welatan. You can find ethnic grocery stores in many cities in FindHello.

Some communities have ethnic stores, meaning a store that sells groceries from a particular ethnic background. For example, there might be an “Indian Market” or a “Chinese Market” that sells foods from those countries. You can find ethnic grocery stores in many cities in FindHello.

Restoran

Restaurants

Restaurants in the USA tend to be the most expensive place to get food. restorantên fast-food in erzantir e ji restorana rêk, but you have to choose carefully so as to not eat too much unhealthy food.

Restaurants in the USA tend to be the most expensive place to get food. Fast-food restaurants are cheaper than regular restaurants, but you have to choose carefully so as to not eat too much unhealthy food.

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Online

There are a number of websites selling ethnic food and other specialty foods that are hard to find locally in your town or city. One example is eFood Depot.

There are a number of websites selling ethnic food and other specialty foods that are hard to find locally in your town or city. One example is eFood Depot.

You can find specialty foods by searching online. Type the words “buy [food you are looking for] online.

You can find specialty foods by searching online. Type the words “buy [food you are looking for] online.”

 

 

Where to buy clothing and household items

Where to buy clothing and household items

Li DYA, you have lots of options of where to shop for clothes and things for your home. Divê tu hertim hewl ji bo kirîna tiştên gava ku ew li ser tên firotin!

In the USA, you have lots of options of where to shop for clothes and things for your home. You should always try to buy things when they are on sale!

dikanên Thrift an dikanên bikaranîn û secondhand

Thrift stores or used and secondhand stores

When you are thinking of where to buy clothes, consider thrift stores if you want to save money. Thrift stores sell clothes, home items, and furniture other people have given away. Ger tu carê ji bo binêrin, hûn gelek caran dikare cilên pir xweşik bibînin, tomar bo metbexa xwe de, navmalî, pêlîstok, û zêdetir li dikanên erzaniyê. Ev dikanên gelek bê gelekî kêm-mesref, û ew gelek caran roj hene ku her tişt di dikana on sale e.

When you are thinking of where to buy clothes, consider thrift stores if you want to save money. Thrift stores sell clothes, home items, and furniture other people have given away. If you take time to look, you can often find very nice clothes, items for your kitchen, furniture, toys, and more at thrift stores. These stores tend to be very low-cost, and they often have days where everything in the store is on sale.

firotina Garage û firotina yard

Garage sales and yard sales

A sale garaj an yard sale cihekî mezin ji bo peydakirina cil û maliyên used tomar e. Ev tomar di normalê de pir cheap. Garage sales and yard sales are one of the few places you can barter in the USA. Ev tê wê wateyê, eger tu li garajê an yard sale in, hûn dikarin hewl bidin ku ji bo buhayê wê kêmtir tiştên ku li ser babete nivîskî bipirsin.

A garage sale or yard sale is a great place to find used clothing and household items. These items are normally quite cheap. Garage sales and yard sales are one of the few places you can barter in the USA. This means if you are at a garage or yard sale, you can try to ask for a lower price than what is written on the item.

dikanên û navendên

Department stores and malls

Tu dikarî li dikanên an jî mall shop. Ev dikanên de mêldarê buhatir be û markayên bi navê navdar. Ev tê wê wateyê ku tomar populer in, ji ber ku brand baş-zanîn e, wek Nike.

You can also shop at department stores or the mall. These stores tend to be more expensive and have famous name brands. This means the items are popular because the brand is well-known, such as Nike shoes.

Superstores

Superstores

Superstores are stores in the USA that sell nearly everything. Di nav van de dikanên wek Walmartê, Armanc, û kmart. Ev dikanên, bi giştî erzantir e ji dikanên navê brand.

Superstores are stores in the USA that sell nearly everything. These include stores like Walmart, Target, and Kmart. These stores are generally cheaper than name brand department stores.

Kirîn herêmî de

Shopping locally

There are probably lots of local stores in your new town. Ev xweş e bikirin herêmî de ji ber ku pereyên xwe di civata xwe de dimîne,. Tu heta dibe dikana xwediyê penaberên din jî bibîne.

There are probably lots of local stores in your new town. It is nice to shop locally because your money stays in your community. You may even find a store owned by another refugee.

dikanên Hardware

Hardware stores

Heger tu bi hewceyî tomar ji bo mala te an jî ji bo temîrkirina mala xwe, tu li dikana hardware shop. The people who work at these stores will answer your questions about home repair.

If you need items for your house or to repair your home, you can shop at a hardware store. The people who work at these stores will answer your questions about home repair.

Online and mail order

Online and mail order

A lot of Americans buy their clothes online or from catalogs that come in the mail. Li DYA, you can return clothes you buy online or from a catalog, just like you can return items bought in stores.

A lot of Americans buy their clothes online or from catalogs that come in the mail. In the USA, you can return clothes you buy online or from a catalog, just like you can return items bought in stores.

Bi vegera xwe tomar

Returning items

Stores in the USA let people return goods if there is something wrong with them or even if they just change their mind. But they will not allow you to return something after you have used it. Dema ku hûn tiştekî bikirin, keep meqbûza xwe. This is proof that you bought the item and when you bought it. Eger tu biryarê hûn dixwazin vegerin an babete, you will need the receipt. It is harder to return fresh foods, but you should always return food if you found it was spoiled or past itssell by” rojek.

Stores in the USA let people return goods if there is something wrong with them or even if they just change their mind. But they will not allow you to return something after you have used it. Whenever you shop, keep your receipt. This is proof that you bought the item and when you bought it. If you decide you want to return an item, you will need the receipt. It is harder to return fresh foods, but you should always return food if you found it was spoiled or past its “sell by” date.

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