Britain faces another shutdown from Thursday.
Shoppers loaded up trolleys and formed snaking queues outside stores.
Panic buyers stock-up ahead of the four-week lockdown.
Today they have stripped supermarket shelves bare.
Shelves at a store in Devon have been stripped bare by midday today.
Long queues were seen outside many shops this afternoon as Brits stocked up on essential goods.
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Britain another from Thursday.
Shopperstrolleys and formed snaking outside stores.
Panic buyers ahead of the four-week .
Today they have stripped supermarket shelves .
Shelves at a store in Devon have been by today.
Long were seen outside many shops this afternoon as Brits essential goods.
bare [beə] обнажённый; пустой, опустошённый
Devon [‘dev(ə)n] / Devonshire [‘dev(ə)n(ʃɪə)] Девон или Девоншир – графство на юго-западе Англии
essential [ɪ’sen(t)ʃ(ə)l] важнейший, основной
goods [gudz] товары: essential goods товары первой необходимости
load [ləud] v. нагружать
midday [ˌmɪd’deɪ] полдень
panic buying ажиотажный спрос
queue [kjuː] очередь: snaking queue извилистая очередь
shelf [ʃelf] мн ч. shelves [ʃelvz] полка
shutdown [‘ʃʌtdaun] закрытие: lockdown
stock-up* [`stɔk `ʌp] v. We made sure to stock up on food before the storm hit.
strip bare раздеться; опустошить
trolley [‘trɔlɪ] ручная тележка
Photos credits: The Sun.