drop someone

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

tv. to knock someone down; to punch and knock down a person. Fred dropped Mooshoo with one punch to the jaw.
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With the kind of players we've got, it has always been difficult to drop someone.
Meanwhile, a few pages away, motorists continue to whinge about paying PS1 to drop someone off at one particular spot at the airport - even though they can do so for free at another drop-off point nearby.
I haven't done what other people have done - we still have 15 minutes free for people who want to drop someone off.
Now retired I was asked to drop someone at Coventry Railway Station last week, the rst time I'd returned to the area for sometime.
Still like to see Wells start, but difficult to drop someone.
But if you drop someone of his caliber, who are you going to replace him with off the waiver wire?
LAHORE -- Pakistan opening batsman and T-20 captain Muhammad Hafeez said Wednesday that its not acceptable to lose a test match against Zimbabwe and if selectors drop someone its always a challenge for that player to work hard and prove that he is good enough.
As we climbed into a cab the driver explained how frustrated he was as he had arrived to drop someone at the concert hours earlier but had been told by police he wasn't allowed to leave because taxis needed to be on site for people leaving the gig.
He would drop someone twice in round one and then go walking for 12 rounds.
However, Ferguson also admitted he was hard-pressed to drop someone like van Persie, who is himself in tremendous form, to accommodate Hernandez.
You drop someone if there is someone better to replace him.
Denying he walked out on her birthday, he said: "Who in their right mind would drop someone on their birthday?
It's a very speculative coffee and you can drop someone a line with no reason or explanation as to why, and that's fascinating and completely overwhelming.
He was not a person who was afraid to drop someone if they were playing badly, then he would quietly tell them why he had made that decision.