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drop below (something)

To fall below a certain level. If the temperature drops below 32 degrees, this water will freeze. You'll lose your scholarship if your grades drop below a B-.
See also: below, drop
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

drop below someone or something

to fall to a point lower than someone or something. The gunman dropped below the cowboy's hiding place and got ready to take a shot. The temperature dropped below the freezing point.
See also: below, drop
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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And when the sun drops below the horizon and the boys close their umbrellas and put them under their arms, it is only a variation of the picture, not a modification of its absurdity.
Alternatively, if the price of Brent crude drops below $49.86, the oil prices may further decrease to $47.56 and $46.15.
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Yapta Mobile is a free smartphone app which tracks airfare prices on specific flights from hundreds of airlines worldwide and alerts travellers when a particular price falls or drops below a pre-designated price point.
You will see their rich colours deepen dramatically when the temperature drops below 50 deg F (10 deg C).
Jason Statham (right) stars as an assassin who discovers a rival has poisoned him with a toxin that will kill him as soon as his heart rate drops below a certain level.
In a pure water system, if the leaving water temperature drops below the setpoint, the controller halts the pumps circulating to the outdoor heat exchanger and the EcoDry automatically drains its water back to an indoor reservoir.
The annunciator panel should flash and sound if the hydraulic fluid drops below 6 1/2 gallons.
'It needed to reach for the sky because the sun drops below the edge of the canyon in the early afternoon.
Likewise it will be discontinued completely if the market price drops below US$40 per barrel for 30 consecutive days.
Mortality begins to increase when diastolic pressure drops below 70 mm Hg, systolic pressure drops below 145 mm Hg, and mean arterial pressure drops below 95 mm Hg.
The monitor continuously checks the VDD supply voltage and asserts an active-low signal to indicate that the memory is write-protected when VDD drops below a critical threshold.