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constant dropping wears away a stone

Success is earned through persistence and determination. My swing only got better after I started practicing it every day, so I guess it's true that constant dropping wears away a stone.
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drip in(to) (something)

1. To slowly trickle into something, as of a liquid. There must be something wrong with the faucet because water is still dripping into the sink.
2. To slowly trickle something into something. Just drip the food coloring into the cake batter so that you don't add too much of it.
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drip with (something)

1. Literally, to be overly saturated with some liquid. The dryer must be broken because the clothes were still dripping with water when I took them out. If you let him, Billy will add syrup to his pancakes until they're dripping with it.
2. By extension, to clearly display some quality or attitude. This usage is usually used to describe one's speech. Well, I don't believe her because her voice was dripping with sarcasm when she said it.
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Constant dropping wears away a stone,

 and Constant dripping wears away a stone.
Prov. Persistence accomplishes things. Jill: How did you get Fred to give you a raise? Jane: I just kept asking him for it every week. Constant dropping wears away a stone.
See also: away, dropping, stone, wear

silo drippings

n. alcohol allegedly obtained at the base of a silo containing fermenting corn. The old-timer called his moonshine “silo drippings.”
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If using pan drippings, pour into a gravy separator or bowl and place in freezer for fat to rise to top.
Saute onion and green pepper in drippings in a large skillet over moderate heat 10 minutes until onion is golden.
The idea came from wanting to make a gumbo recipe with bacon drippings as one of the ingredients for making the roux," said Jan Laub, president of Twin Foods, Inc.
Granny's Good Ol' Fashion Bacon Drippings, a refrigerated product, has zero sodium, no trans-fat, no nitrates and half the cholesterol and less saturated fat than real butter.
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Scrape drippings free from roasting or grill drip pan; add to broth.
With the ancient face-cream recipe in hand, the researchers synthesized their own knockoff using beef drippings and cornflower from a local supermarket, plus tin oxide from a chemical company.
Remove and discard all but 2 tablespoons of drippings from pan.
In pan drippings, saute bell pepper and garlic until soft, adding a little more oil if needed.