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drop by (sometime)

To come over and briefly visit or converse with someone at a future period in time. If you still have questions on the material, why don't you drop by my office sometime, and we'll go over everything step by step. Be sure to drop by the next time you're in the area.
See also: by, drop

drop around (sometime)

An invitation to visit one at some non-specific time in the future. Hey, drop around sometime and we can catch up. Please drop around the next time you're in town—I'd love to see you.
See also: around, drop

drop in sometime

An invitation to visit one at some non-specific time in the future. Now that we're neighbors, I hope you'll drop in sometime.
See also: drop, sometime

a sometime thing

An activity that one participates or engages in infrequently, sporadically, or in a limited capacity. With two kids at home, my career in finance has had to take priority, with writing only being a sometime thing. Ever since the power plant shut down, work in this part of the country has become kind of a sometime thing.
See also: sometime, thing

let's do lunch (sometime)

Let's get together to meet and have lunch sometime in the future. A clichéd, noncommittal expression often associated with upper class people. A: "I'd love to sit down with you sometime and go over some ideas I have for the business." B: "Sure thing, kid. Let's do lunch—call my assistant to arrange a time." I really must run, darling, but I'd love to catch up with you soon. Let's do lunch sometime!
See also: lunch

we must do this again (sometime)

We should do this together again at some point in the future. I really enjoyed getting lunch with you, Dan. We must do this again sometime. A: "I had no idea professional chess would be so interesting to watch." B: "Neither did I! We must definitely do this again."
See also: again, must, this, we

let's do this again (sometime)

We should do this together again at some point in the future. I really enjoyed getting lunch with you, Dan. Let's do this again sometime. A: "I had no idea professional chess would be so interesting to watch." B: "Neither did I! Let's definitely do this again."
See also: again, this

we should get together (sometime)

We should meet up or spend time together at some point in the future. I like your business proposal. We should get together sometime and go over the finer details. We should get together and work on our project this weekend.
See also: get, should, together, we

let's get together (sometime)

We should meet up or spend time together at some point in the future. I like your business proposal. Let's get together sometime and go over the finer details. Let's get together and work on our project this weekend.
See also: get, together

Drop in sometime.

Visit my home or office sometime when you are nearby. Bob: Bye, Bill, nice seeing you. Bill: Hey, drop in sometime. Bob: Okay. "Drop in sometime," said Bob to his uncle.
See also: drop, sometime

We('ll) have to do lunch sometime,

 and Let's do lunch (sometime).
We must have lunch together sometime. (A vague statement that may lead to lunch plans.) Rachel: Nice to talk to you, Tom. We have to do lunch sometime. Tom: Yes, good to see you. I'll give you a ring. Tom: Can't talk to you now. Catch you later. Mary: We'll have to do lunch sometime. John: Good to see you, Tom. Tom: Right. Let's do lunch sometime. John: Good idea. I'll call you. Mary: Catch you later. Sue: Sure. Let's do lunch. Mary: Okay. Call me. Bye.
See also: have, lunch, sometime, we

Let’s do lunch (sometime)

and Let’s do the lunch thing
sent. Let us have lunch together sometime. Great seeing you, Martin, absolutely great. Let’s do lunch. Let’s do the lunch thing some time. Right, baby?
See also: lunch, sometime
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