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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.
See also: away, dropping, stone, wear

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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When the turkey is finished cooking, remove it from the tray and place all the drippings and fat into a pan.
Scrape drippings free from roasting or grill drip pan; add to broth.
In pan drippings, saute bell pepper and garlic until soft, adding a little more oil if needed.
Then lean back, with the grease dripping down your chin, smile at the people around you, and appreciate, perhaps for the very first time, what it feels like to have enough.
If you throw a steak or hamburger on the grill and let it get really brown--the fat's dripping off it and flames and smoke are shooting up--that's the stuff you don't want to do," says the NCI's Rashmi Sinha.
In 1978, a concrete pad and sump were installed to collect CCA drippings.
While the roast rests, use the pan with drippings to make a sauce.
Although the scientists haven't measured its levels in the drippings, Zabik says it's reasonable to expect that's where the fat-stored chemical ends up--so don't feed carp drippings to your cat.
Never use a knife or other sharp object to remove wax drippings from a glass holder; it might scratch, weaken or break the glass.
If using roasting pan from turkey, pour drippings into a 1-quart glass measuring cup, and set aside.
The place opened in 1908, but it was 10 years later that founder Philippe Mathieu claimed he was preparing a sandwich for a customer when he dropped it into the drippings from a roasting pan.
Uncover and stir often until moisture evaporates and pan drippings are dark brown, about 5 minutes.
Add onion to bacon and drippings, and saute until softened, about 5 minutes.
If desired, baste turkey every 30 minutes with pan drippings (or olive oil or melted butter if bird is small and has very few drippings).
In the case of green beans, he uses a small amount of bacon drippings.