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drop out of (something)
1. To let someone or something fall or proceed out of something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "drop" and "out." Drop the troops out of the plane once you're safely over the compound. Of course the boys got into mischief and started dropping each other's things out the window.
2. To leave an activity or program without finishing it. I'm going back to school because I always regretted dropping out of college.
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drop (someone or something) out of
something and drop someone or something Off to let someone or something fall out of something. She dropped the paper out of the window. Max threatened to drop Lefty out of the open door of the plane. I opened the window and dropped out the caterpillar.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.