drop somebody a line/note

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drop (one) a line

To contact someone, usually with a letter, note, or phone call. I know you'll be busy enjoying yourself, but please, drop me a line on your trip. I'll drop you a line once I get settled in at school.
See also: drop, line

drop (one) a note

To send one a letter or message. I always try to drop Janet a note around her birthday so that she knows I'm thinking of her.
See also: drop, note
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drop a line

Correspond, write a short letter or note. For example, I hope you'll drop me a line soon. This idiom uses line in the sense of "a few words in writing," a usage first recorded in 1647.
See also: drop, line
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

drop somebody a ˈline/ˈnote

(informal) write a short letter, message, etc. to somebody: I dropped her a line inviting her to my birthday party.
See also: drop, line, note, somebody
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