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pop down

To go someplace very quickly or briefly that is either on a lower level or is some indeterminate distance away. I need to pop down to the store for some milk—do we need anything else? We just moved in on the floor below—you should pop down sometime! We were in this part of town, so I thought we'd pop down for a visit.
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pop down (for a visit)

to come or go to someone's home that is downstairs or in a place on a lower level. You simply must pop down for a visit whenever you get a chance. I'll try to pop down tomorrow evening after dinner.
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Through constantly going round, running across, stepping over, and popping down to the
Being confident about popping down to the shops for our needs is convenient for us, gets us out of our cars, usually involves a bit of healthy chat and helps the local economy.
AFTERNOON Walk the dogs and take in the breathtaking views in the Peak District before popping down to EventCity for The Caravan & Motorhome Show to see the latest models including a new Hymer launch from Travelworld Motorhomes.
LIKE all holidays, visiting the UK seaside can be cheaper if you go out of season, which is probably why Kate Moss waited until it was almost November before popping down to Lyme Regis in Dorset.
I always imagined I'd still be popping down there in my 80s, that as the city evolved around me the Bistro would always be able to offer me a safe haven and a portal into my past.
City haven't been top of the tree with Santa popping down the chimney since 1929 but they can head the charts with a win over Everton at Eastlands tonight.
The concept of just popping down to your local post office for affordable credit, mortgages and house and car insurance for a small fee with no hidden charges is certainly a great prospect.
He said: "I was just popping down Asda for some soup and there were huge plumes of smoke coming from High Street.
POPPING down the local for a pint with friends is one of the oldest traditions in Britain.
They have now retired and look forward to popping down to the club for a chinwag, to watch football, etc, and have a pint and a smoke with their fellow members.
A question is, will she continue to cook it at home, or will she be popping down the supermarket and buying it in cans instead?
What about the 85-year-old war veteran who hasn't much of a life now but one of his only pleasures is popping down to his local social club or bingo hall for a pint and a smoke and to catch up with his friends.
He said: "Don't leave doors or windows open or unlocked, even if you are just popping down the corridor.
EVERYONE loves popping down to their local - well, reigning supreme for 50 years can be thirsty work.
About a dozen staff went about their daily duties - including popping down to the local shops - while wearing the nightclothes.