13 example sentences using drop.
Drop used in a sentence
Drop in a sentence as a noun
They drop the FBI's key in the list.
Students drop out, especially the ones who struggle.
Am I the only one who hasn't noticed this huge drop in quality that has everyone bitching and moaning lately?
Just an easy way to drop your salary and indoctrinate you - scratch that - it's a god damn uniform - freedom be damned!
When that calmed down and another officer came by to drop off someone else, I told him what had happened and his only response was "so?
If you need introductions, you are probably well-networked enough to get them, but if for some reason you want more drop me an email.
For years, I would periodically drop into severe depression; I would stop sleeping, stop eating, stop answering my phone or email.
Drop in a sentence as a verb
One of the ideas they came up with was to produce a large number of cheap watches, but they couldn't just drop prices, they also had to retool and drop quality, substantially.
When you come back from school and drop your bags and you bang out a perfect rendition of Chopin's Prelude No 4, then you truly understand the magnificence of the piano.
The signal-to-noise ratio has dropped slightly compared to when I started reading about four years ago, but this is still a great place for technical discussion.
Otherwise Google and Facebook will continue to drop the bills and pick off the best teams who eventually get tired of the smaller comparative payoffs that these apps bring in.
If not, commenting on a several-day-old thread will guarantee that you can never post another comment, since once threads drop off the front page it's not likely that many 1000+ karma users will even see those comments, never mind endorse them.
As the phaseout was implemented between the 70's to the 90's, culminating in the outright ban of leaded gasoline in the 90's, the blood lead levels in the American population dropped from 16 micrograms per deciliter in 1976 to to 3 micrograms per deciliter in 1991.
a shape that is spherical and small; "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops"; "beads of sweat on his forehead"
a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid); "he had a drop too much to drink"; "a drop of each sample was analyzed"; "there is not a drop of pity in that man"; "years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling
a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; "a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index"; "there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery"; "a dip in prices"; "when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"
See also: fall
a steep high face of rock; "he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town"; "a steep drop"
a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)
a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height"
See also: fall
a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
a central depository where things can be left or picked up
the act of dropping something; "they expected the drop would be successful"
let fall to the ground; "Don't drop the dishes"
to fall vertically; "the bombs are dropping on enemy targets"
go down in value; "Stock prices dropped"
fall or descend to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees"
See also: sink
terminate an association with; "drop him from the Republican ticket"
utter with seeming casualness; "drop a hint"; drop names"
stop pursuing or acting; "drop a lawsuit"; "knock it off!"
leave or unload; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"
cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers"
See also: fell
lose (a game); "The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13"
lower the pitch of (musical notes)
See also: flatten
hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling"
stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
See also: dismiss
take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth; "She dropped acid when she was a teenager"
omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing; " New Englanders drop their post-vocalic r's"
leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
change from one level to another; "She dropped into army jargon"
fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death; "shop til you drop"
grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match"
give birth; used for animals; "The cow dropped her calf this morning"