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The act of putting an end to something planned or previously agreed to
“… the dropping of an act from the talent show should bring it in on time.”
Present participle for fall vertically
“Our jaws nearly drop to the floor in shock.”
Present participle for to go to a lower level especially abruptly
“An aeroplane had dropped out of the sky.”
Present participle for to discontinue
“If something comes up that has to be dealt with, I drop everything else, so that it can be done.”
Present participle for to fail to win, gain, or obtain
“Once I see that the danger is gone, I drop my gun and fall over, clasping my leg.”
Present participle for collapse or die from exhaustion
“I began to fume as I was ready to drop from tiredness, but I couldn't say anything because the people there were really nice.”
Present participle for make or become lower, weaker, or less
“In addition, predictions that housing prices would drop began appearing in the local media.”
Present participle for stop associating with
“I think you should just drop her.”
Present participle for put or leave in a particular place without ceremony or formality
“Once you have completed the questionnaire drop it in to me at the clinic and make an appointment to discuss the results.”
Present participle for mention in passing, typically in order to impress
“Sure enough, on the drive back to Bandon, my obviously embarrassed sister tried as casually as she could to drop into conversation a message from my mother.”
“The game was marred by numerous stoppages due to injuries and it was inevitable that players would drop to the ground with cramp after the action extended into a period of extra time.”
Present participle for to sink to a lower position, as on a scale
“Standing on the edge of cliffs that drop suddenly, it's easy to imagine that this is the world's brink.”
“Mental health campaign groups have welcomed reports that the government has decided to drop its controversial Mental Health Bill.”
Present participle for to leave out in speaking
“He tried to look working-class and dropped his aitches.”
Drop the gun on the floor.”
“The Killarney side had yet to drop any league points and went into the match with six wins from six outings.”
Present participle for to make reference to or speak about briefly but specifically
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