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drop the mic

1. To dramatically drop one's microphone (or, often, to mimic such a motion) after a particularly decisive or impressive performance, action, or statement. Did you see him drop the mic after that rap battle?
2. By extension, to perform a decisive or impressive action. Dude just dropped the mic with that dunk!
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Quite a show--and quite a salary for a guy who grew up in "the lowest of the white working class" (as he described it during his preamble to his dropping the mic).
Mason came seventh in The X Factor last year, when he was cast as the "bad boy" of the competition after dropping the mic and rowing with Simon Cowell during the Six Chair Challenge.
Disnae matter because Hector Bizerk are on the verge of dropping the mic forever.
Not one to shy away behind the camera, the 21-year-old popstar, said: "I'm very clumsy so I embarrass myself a lot whether it be dropping the mic or tripping up on stage but I just laugh it off.
So before you ask: Yes, Rab DID manage to get through a whole song without dropping the mic; no, oriental aces Nakamura and Du Wei did not show; and no, we don't have a politically correct reason for printing the pic of Mrs Petrov, left, in her party gear.