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Drop Drop

I’ll have a little more tea, just a drop. Drop Drop occasionally takes a drop after dinner. Since we’re in the neighborhood, why don’t we drop in at my brother’s?

A thousand men dropped in the battle. Will you drop your old friends if you win the lottery? The police dropped the charges against the suspect. He dropped the ball through the basket for two points. They dropped two games in a row and were eliminated from the tournament.

The cat dropped a litter of six kittens. The Marines dropped 300 combat troops into the jungle battlefield. Her long illness caused her to drop behind the rest of the class. He’s ready to fight at the drop of a hat. If that’s the way you feel about it, drop dead!

During an emergency that ratio could be allowed to drop to 8. Then, depending on how urgent I think it is to get it, sometimes I have to go back home and drop it off. E to drop the show is already making the rounds online. When I tried to persuade him to drop the title The Short Night, I proposed calling the picture Pursuit. We have not had a drop of rain since the light shower on the 4th August. I will drop you a slight hint, which you had better bear in mind. I get for love or money.

There was no trace of the body in the waters, no drop of blood on the rocks. Meaning “lozenge, hard candy” is 1723. Meaning “secret place where things can be left illicitly and picked up later” is from 1931. Meaning “to fall vertically” is late 14c. Transitive sense “allow to fall” is mid-14c. The smallest quantity of liquid heavy enough to fall in a spherical mass.

76 of a teaspoon and regarded as a unit of dosage for medication. A small globular piece of candy, usually readily dissolved in the mouth. To fall, be dispensed, or poured in drops. 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. Verb taking a direct object–for example, “Say something.

He dropped his keys on the pavement. Ha lasciato cadere le chiavi sul marciapiede. The table tennis player dropped the ball on the table to serve. Il giocatore di ping pong ha fatto cadere la pallina sul tavolo per battere. Verb not taking a direct object–for example, “She jokes.

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