[ UK /dɹˈɒpɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈdɹɑpɪŋ/ ]
  1. coming down freely under the influence of gravity
    falling rain
    the eerie whistle of dropping bombs
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How To Use dropping In A Sentence

  • And try to minimize contact, she suggests. Write memos instead of dropping into his office.
  • The latest strategy is now seen dropping unsupported accusations across the media spectrum to the effect that the intelligence agency's assignment of Ambassador Joseph Wilson to look into the now-discredited Iraq/Niger/uranium claims were all part of a long-term insidious scheme to try and discredit the Bush Administration. Brad Friedman: Wingnuts Declare Coordinated All-Out Cross-Media War on CIA as Newest Front in TreasonGate!
  • The tips on rounding hours to the next quarter-hour or tenth-hour and dropping your own VBA procedure into a formula were most ingenious.
  • We were still playing at war — dropping leaflets instead of bombs.
  • PERRY: There's no question about it, parents who are comfortable with a child who gets a C or D, parents who are comfortable dropping their child off at a school that they no is ragged -- they have watched that school undereducate a generation or two -- parents who are willing to go down and fuss and fight when their child doesn't play on the basketball team, but are unwilling to go down and fight the same way when that child is not being served in -- in the classroom. CNN Transcript Oct 1, 2009
  • The U.S. Army Air Force would assist in this latter mission by airdropping his books over occupied France.
  • Her hands shake constantly and she keeps dropping things.
  • Some women will wean off gradually by dropping feeds and reducing feed times over a period of weeks. Times, Sunday Times
  • He swallowed it without chewing, just dropping it into his mouth and never seeing it again.
  • Dropping the towel he tugged on a pair of baggy, black jeans with lots of zippers and safety pins on them.
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