Focus on the pronunciation of the shop floor
English definition of “the shop floor”
the shop floor
› PRODUCTION the ordinary workers in a factory, rather than the managers: The pay gap between the boardroom and the shop floor in Britain is now the widest in Europe. Union membership is low at this plant - about 35% of total employment and 50% of the shop floor.
› COMMERCE the part of a store where products are sold, rather than the offices or other parts of it: My first job was on the shop floor of a major retailer.