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drip in

To slowly trickle some kind of liquid into something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "drip" and "in." Just drip the food coloring in so that you don't add too much of it. I dripped in the melted butter a little bit at a time, until it was emulsified with the egg yolks completely.
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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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drip in

(to something ) [for a liquid] to fall into something drop by drop. The water dripped into the bowl we had put under the leak. Is the water still dripping in the bathtub?
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drip something into something

 and drip something in
to make something fall into something drop by drop. Alice dripped a little candle wax into the base of the candlestick. Don't pour it all into the jar. Drip in a little at a time.
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drip with something

1. . Lit. to be heavy or overloaded with something to the point of overflowing. The foliage dripped with the heavy morning dew. Her clothing dripped with seawater as she climbed back onto the deck.
2. Fig. [for someone's speech] to show certain states of mind or attitudes. Her voice dripped with sarcasm. The old lady's voice dripped with sweetness and affection.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


n. an oaf; a nerd. Bob is a drip, I guess, but he’s harmless.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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