What does "your sweat soaking through the floor" mean?

Does the "sweat" there passes through the floor? Shouldn't it be "sweat soaking on the floor"?

Source: The Greatest Showman *the lyrics is around 0.15-0.22 sec.

  • I would consider this expression metaphorical. To me, it suggests there is so much sweat that it has begun soaking into the floor. Also, please correct the typo 'you' for 'your' in the body of the question. – Ross Murray Dec 8 '18 at 6:20
  • Source? Context? If there are any holes/cracks in the floor (around nails or between boards, for example), of course a liquid could go through the floor. – user3169 Dec 8 '18 at 6:22
  • Please see the link above that I've just added. – John Arvin Dec 8 '18 at 7:55
  • After viewing the source, it still sounds to me like a poetic way of saying the cast of the show work very hard, and sweat a lot. – Ross Murray Dec 8 '18 at 8:40
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    No, your sweat might fall to the floor or run onto the floor. Soaking has a different meaning. It means to permeate. – chasly from UK Dec 8 '18 at 10:01

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