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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.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.

drop someone

tv. to knock someone down; to punch and knock down a person. Fred dropped Mooshoo with one punch to the jaw.
See also: drop, someone

dropped

mod. arrested. Harry the Horse was dropped only once last year.
See also: drop
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

drop

/lower the boom
To act suddenly and forcefully to repress a practice or reprimand an offender; crack down.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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He had not breathed a word of love, or dropped one hint of tenderness or affection, and yet I had been supremely happy.
As he did so Mercy dropped one of her balls of wool.
Words dropped one by one from her lips, in a lost, vacant tone, as if she was talking in her sleep.
Thus far for sport." He dropped one hand on his sword-hilt and his eye wandered to Dirkovitch lolling back in his chair.
Smith-Oldwick dropped one of his assailants with a bullet through the chest and pulled his trigger on the second, only to have the hammer fall futilely upon an empty chamber.
Had the birds, carrying some grains of it to a distance, dropped one over him as they sow chance seeds?
'It's my belief, governor,' returned Riderhood, with a wink and shake of his head, 'that you've dropped one in your counting.
Hard-Heart dropped one end of his lance to the earth, and having also cast his shield across his shoulder, he sat leaning lightly on the weapon, as he answered with a smile of no doubtful expression--
New-ball seamer Kemar Roach has dropped one place to ninth in the bowling rankings while speedster Shannon Gabriel has slipped to 19th, to be the only other West Indies player in the top 20.
In the entire elimination round, the Angels only dropped one match and lost only a total of four sets.
Prosecutors reduced the charges and dropped one in exchange for her pleas.
Konta, seeded 26th, has only dropped one set in her march to the semi-finals and produced a stunning performance to beat American seventh seed Sloane Stephens in Tuesday's quarter-final.
The meeting dropped one Project and deferred three projects due to inadequate design and other deficiencies, and were returned to their respective departments for rectification.
Louisiana lost two rigs, while Alaska, Colorado, Pennsylvania and Wyoming dropped one each.
As the man made off, he stumbled and dropped one of the rings and made off on a scooter driven by a second man.