What does the phrasal verb DROP OFF mean?
Drop off means To bring or unload something or someone. You can drop off [someone/something] or drop [someone/something] off
Here is the phrasal vern DROP OFF used in context:
I had a busy weekend. On Saturday I dropped off my suit at the cleaners, and then I had to drop off a package at the post office. I agreed to babysit my neighbor’s son in the afternoon, and she dropped him off around 1pm. We spent the afternoon building things with Legos. It was a lot of fun!
Here are some other example sentences using DROP OFF with this meaning:
- I need to drop off my shirts at the dry cleaners.
- Judy drops the kids off at school on her way to work.
- Do you need a ride to the station? I can drop you off. It’s on my way.
Practice: Have you dropped off something or someone recently?
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