A shop is a building or part of a building where things are sold.
...health food shops.
...a record shop...
When you shop, you go to shops and buy things.
He always shopped at the Co-op.
...some advice that's worth bearing in mind when shopping for a new carpet.
You can refer to a place where a particular service is offered as a particular type of shop .
...the barber shop where Rodney sometimes had his hair cut.
You can refer to a place where things are made or done as a particular kind of shop .
...the blacksmith's shop.
...a repair shop.
If you shop someone, you report them to the police for doing something illegal.
His father was so disgusted to discover his son was dealing drugs he shopped him to police...
Fraudsters are often shopped by honest friends and neighbours.
If something is happening all over the shop, it is happening in many different places or throughout a wide area.
This gave them the freedom to make trouble all over the shop without fear of retribution.
If you set up shop, you start a business.
He set up shop as an independent PR consultant...
He has just set up shop in Cherbourg.
When a shop, office, or firm shuts up shop, it stops doing business and closes, either at the end of the day or permanently.
If they had been faced with the bill they'd have shut up shop and fled the country.
If you say that people are talking shop, you mean that they are talking about their work, and this is boring for other people who do not do the same work.
If you hang around with colleagues all the time you just end up talking shop.