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 ?
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.
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--
Kenya have dropped one place down to position 106 in latest Fifa rankings released yesterday.
Prosecutors have dropped one of their felony charges against state Rep.
He listed extra pins in case you dropped one in gravel or grass at the range, and there's another solution which can also make you a hero to other shooters.
But it was bad news for Fianna Fail as it dropped one point to 19% while the Independents and smaller parties have fallen by two points to 25% - that's a sixpoint drop since July.
Their classmates dropped one by one, faster than flies.
The leader of SDSM Zoran Zaev dropped one part of the "bomb" saying they have data that both election processes in Macedonia were conducted illegally.
Forward contracts' prices of the Brent crude rose slightly on Friday, while those of the American crude dropped one USD.