Drop is an interesting verb because it is used with a lot of different phrasal verbs and some idioms. For today’s English lesson let’s have a look at how we can use drop.
Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or the check the transcript for the details:
Phrasal Verb Drop by:
- I’m going to drop by Joe’s house after work.
- Bill said he will drop by on his way to the airport.
- If you have some free time tomorrow, why don’t you drop by?
Phrasal Verb Drop out:
- Even though he dropped out of high school, Billy Joel became a very famous singer.
- Tommy was thinking about dropping out of college but I convinced him to stay in school.
- If you drop out now it’s going to be difficult to find a good job.
Phrasal Verb Drop off:
- Can you drop me off at the next corner?
- I need to drop off my shirts at the dry cleaners.
- Judy drops the kids off at school on her way to work.
The idiom, Drop everything:
- I was working on the project but I had to drop everything when the manager called.
- I know you need help but I can’t drop everything and come to your house right now.
The idiom, At the drop of a hat:
- If someone offered me a trip to Hawaii I would go at the drop of a hat.
- I think Jenny is the perfect woman. I would marry her at the drop of a hat.
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