drop

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drop

1. verb, slang To end one's friendship with someone. Yeah, I did drop Kelly, but only because our friendship was so toxic.
2. verb, slang To punch someone and cause them to fall down. I can't believe that skinny kid dropped the bully with just one punch!
3. verb, slang To take acid (LSD) or a similar drug. Now that I'm trying to get clean, I can't be around those guys anymore—they're always dropping acid.
4. verb, slang To kill someone or something. I dropped the informant, boss, don't worry—he'll never talk to the police again.
5. noun, slang An agreed-upon location where one can collect drugs or other such items. I thought this was the drop the dealer had told me to go to, but nothing's here.
6. noun An advantage or edge over someone or something. Always used with "the." Those thugs only beat me up because they got the drop on me—it wasn't a fair fight.
7. noun, slang A small amount of liquor. Just give me a drop of that in a shot glass.

drop someone

 
1. S(to knock someone down; to punch and knock down a person. Fred dropped Willie with one punch to the jaw.
2. Fig. to stop being friends with someone, especially with one's boyfriend or girlfriend. Bob finally dropped Jane. I don't know what he saw in her. I'm surprised that she didn't drop him first.

drop

1. tv. to kill someone or something. Lefty tried to drop the leader of the gang.
2. in. to get arrested. (Underworld.) Sam dropped, but Mr. Gutman got him off.
3. tv. to knock someone down. Jim dropped Willard with a punch to the shoulder.
4. n. a small drink of liquor; a small serving of liquor. I’ll take just another drop of that dew, if you don’t mind.
5. n. a place at which drugs, alcohol, or other contraband is left to be claimed by the recipient. They switched drops constantly just in case of discovery.
6. tv. to take a drug, specifically acid. (Drugs.) Ted dropped some stuff and went on a trip.

dropped

mod. arrested. Harry the Horse was dropped only once last year.
See also: drop

drop

/lower the boom
To act suddenly and forcefully to repress a practice or reprimand an offender; crack down.
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References in classic literature ?
Just then the drop of oil fell, and the boy caught it in his bottle and immediately corked it tight.
At this point, the defender's depth will be influenced by the QB's actions, while the width of the drop will be affected by the #2 receiver's release.
The drop test was conducted by Edwards' 418th Flight Test Squadron using a C-17 on loan from the Air Force's Air Mobility Command.
A traditional DROP (also known as a "forward DROP") works like this: An employee who is eligible to retire but wishes to continue in his or her current position elects to "retire" and have his or her pension calculated based on earnings and service as of the DROP election date.
When the researchers squirted a drop of water into a petri dish containing the dust and an oily solution, the particles coated the drop with their hydrophilic sides facing inward and their hydrophobic sides facing the surrounding oil.
But the drop within children wasn't nearly as large as the drop in the air might have suggested.
The drop in participation was most concentrated in small and mid-size plans, those with $5 million to $500 million in assets, which reported a drop of 4.
The mass and the drop height determine the potential energy of the hammer.
A 600-point drop wouldn't necessarily lead toa great depression, but in percentage terms it would be more than twice the size of the drop on October 28, 1929.
Additionally, hidden URLs can now be used to share individual files in a drop without exposing the drop itself.
As tennis courts and balls get slower and serve-and-volleyers become almost extinct, the drop shot grows in importance.
Yet, while the front end of the drop would move toward the light, the back end would stick to the surface.
Haynes: Again, I believe that virtually all failures of topical therapy are failures of delivery; the drop is just not getting to the source of the infection.
Experts are theorizing the drop is a sign that Mexicans are staying home to enjoy a growing economy under a new president.
However, if you want to shut off a damaged cavity or you have a heater failure on the drop, you will lose all of the parts being fed by that drop.