drop below (something)

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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-.
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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.
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References in classic literature ?
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.
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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.
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The annunciator panel should flash and sound if the hydraulic fluid drops below 6 1/2 gallons.
Likewise it will be discontinued completely if the market price drops below US$40 per barrel for 30 consecutive days.
A new four-channel screen changer with the patented ability to backflush or change screens in only one channel at a time keeps the pressure interruption minimal because the active filtration area never drops below 75% of the maximum.
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.
HYPOGLYCAEMIA, or low blood glucose, is a condition where the level of glucose (sugar) in the blood drops below a certain point.
But the permit includes a provision that allows the plant to release water if the creek flow drops below the threshold needed to maintain the steelhead environment.
Using oars as a trolling motor, boaters fishing for crappie glide quietly near Highway 126 on Fern Ridge Lake as the sun drops below the Coast Range.
A robot can work on days that would make a human feel pretty uncomfortable, such as when the winds get above 20 knots and the air temperature drops below 20 [degrees] below zero.
The single-sales factor method cannot be used if the amount of payroll paid in Massachusetts or property owned or rented and used in Massachusetts drops below 90% of base amounts calculated for the tax year immediately preceding the first tax year beginning on or after Jan.
If any party's interest drops below 5% as a result of dilution then it's beneficial interest will be converted to a 2.