mind the store (to)

mind the store (to)
 Take care of routine business.

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • mind the store — informal have charge of something temporarily * * * mind the store (US) (or Brit mind the shop) : to be in charge of a place when the person who is usually in charge is not there Who s minding the store while the boss is away? • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mind the store — manage the store, serve customers    Dana, please mind the store while I go to the post office …   English idioms

  • mind the store — verb To take active responsibility for a group or process, especially within an organization. His mother, Ruth Jones, helps mind the store and both his wife, Michelle, and his father, James Jones, make gifts to sell in the shop …   Wiktionary

  • mind the store — American to be responsible for dealing with arrangements at work or at home while the person who is usually responsible is not there. So who s going to be minding the store while your manager s away? …   New idioms dictionary

  • mind the shop — see ↑mind, 2 • • • Main Entry: ↑shop * * * mind the ˈshop idiom (BrE) (NAmE mind the ˈstore …   Useful english dictionary

  • Minding the Store — is a 2005 reality TV show starring Pauly Shore. The show was based around Shore trying to revitalize his acting career and run the family business, The Comedy Store. Shore is helped by his staff, which includes manager Dean Gelber, talent booker… …   Wikipedia

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  • mind — [n1] intelligence apperception, attention, brain*, brainpower, brains*, capacity, cognizance, conception, consciousness, creativity, faculty, function, genius, head, imagination, ingenuity, instinct, intellect, intellectual, intellectuality,… …   New thesaurus

  • mind — 1 /maInd/ noun BRAIN/THINKING PROCESS 1 (C, U) the part of a person, usually considered to be their brain, that they use to think and imagine things: I have a picture of him in my mind tall, blond and handsome. | I don t know what s going on in… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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