Not a drop of pity.
An example of drop is when you have a little bead of liquid on a glass.
An example of drop is a rain drop.
An example of drop is when you have only a tiny amount of shampoo left.
An example of drop is a little bit of alcohol.
The drop of the curtain; the sun's drop toward the horizon.
A drop in sales.
Stay clear of the drop.
Rain dropping from an umbrella.
The plate dropped onto the floor.
The temperature dropped below 0.
He dropped into a crouch. The sun dropped below the horizon.
Dropped into a doze; drop out of sight.
I dropped the towel onto the floor.
Drop the medicine into the ear.
Drop the rate of production.
Dropped him with a left hook.
Drop a hint; drop a name.
Drop me a note.
Dropped the matter altogether.
An actor who was dropped by the talent agency.
Drop everything and help.
I dropped the book in your office.
A drop in prices.
To drop off to sleep.
To let a matter drop.
To drop thirty pounds, a bad habit, etc.
Drop the medicine into the ear.
On one side of the road was a 50-foot drop.
That was a long drop, but fortunately I didn't break any bones.
I left the plans at the drop, like you asked.
He usually enjoys a drop after dinner.
It doesn't matter where you're from; anyone who enjoys the drop is a friend of mine.
The Tiger quarterback took a one-step drop, expecting his tight end to be open.
A single shot was fired and the bird dropped from the sky.
Don't drop that plate! The police ordered the men to drop their weapons.
I'm tired of this subject. Will you just drop it?
Drop me a note when you get to the city.
Make any sudden movements and I will drop you!
Cockneys drop their aitches.
Warne dropped Tendulkar on 99. Tendulkar went on to get a century next ball.
They dropped "Hip-Hop Xmas" in time for the holidays.
That guy can drop the bass like a monster. I love it when he drops his funky beats.
"Hip-Hop Xmas" dropped in time for the holidays.
I had to drop calculus because it was taking up too much of my time and I couldn't go anymore.
Drop a basket of fries.
Drop by soon; drop in on her tomorrow.
To drop a lamb.
An example of drop is when a spoon falls to the ground.
An example of drop is when you let a spoon slip out of your hands and it falls to the ground.
An example of drop is when you get a demotion and experience a decline in pay.
The delivery driver has to make three more drops before lunch.
- Immediately; without delay:Would sign the contract at the drop of a hat.
- With only the slightest provocation:Ready to argue at the drop of a hat.
- To make a telephone call, especially to the police to inform on or betray someone.
- A small, inadequate quantity.
- To make a mistake or fail to do something important.
- To achieve a distinct advantage over.
- an insufficient or trifling amount
- immediately; at the slightest provocation
- to be outdistanced; fall behind
- to pay a casual or unexpected visit
- to become fewer or less; decline; decrease
- to fall asleep
- to stop being a member or participant; specif., to withdraw from school, esp. high school, before graduating
- to draw and aim one's gun at (another) more quickly than the person can draw and aim at one
- to get (or have) any advantage over
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of drop
- Middle English droppe from Old English dropa dhreu- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old English dropa.
- Old English dropian.