drop around (sometime)

(redirected from dropping around)

drop around (sometime)

An invitation to visit one at some non-specific time in the future. Hey, drop around sometime and we can catch up. Please drop around the next time you're in town—I'd love to see you.
See also: around, drop
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

drop around (sometime)

 and drop by (sometime)
to come and visit (someone) at some future time. (Similar to drop in (on someone).) Nice to see you, Mary. You and Bob must drop around sometime. Please do drop around when you're out driving.
See also: around, drop

drop around

(for something) to come for a casual visit that includes something such as tea, dinner, a drink, etc. Drop around for a drink sometime. Yes, please drop around.
See also: around, drop
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
The B747-400 SuperTanker is in the category of Very Large Airtankers (VLAT), capable of dropping around 19,000 gallons of retardant per trip, according to the company's website.
"A cold east or south easterly flow feeding in from the near-continent will result in maximum temperatures dropping around 2 or 3C below average with highs of around 5 to 8C on Wednesday, but feeling sub-zero in a significant and bitterly cold wind chill.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Toward the end of World War II, the United States was able to launch massive attacks on mainland Japan after seizing Okinawa, dropping around 7,000 tons of bombs, a study of US documents shows.
However, Asian markets - which took the biggest hit from the result - were rooted in the red, with Japan's Nikkei 225 index closing more than 5% lower and Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index dropping around 2%.
Government officials forecast however, that the population growth will begin dropping around the middle of next year, as various construction projects conclude and expatriates return home.
French shares were weak at the outset Monday, dropping around 1.0 percent at midday but the fall-off began seriously after the lower opening of Wall Street.
She was eventually forced to leave and go to the Holyhead warden's post when the bombs started dropping around her office."
Actor Guy Pearce, a longtime fan of the singer, has said of the anthologies: "For a fan there was nothing more satisfying, other than perhaps Kate herself dropping around for a quick cup of tea, than the arrival of an issue of HomeGround.
SIDS rates started dropping around 1992, when pediatricians began recommending that babies be placed on their backs to sleep.
I have lived through war time Britain, so I know all about having to save to be able to carry on, when everything was rationed and a few landmines dropping around you just to keep you on your toes.
Summary: Real estate activity slowed in the first five months of 2013 with both the number of transactions and value dropping around 8 percent on a year-on-year basis.
The North Fork's luxury market did not fare too much better either, dropping around 33 percent for the quarter and 32 percent compared to 2012.
Losses were felt across European markets, with Germany and French stock prices also dropping around two per cent.