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drop into

Definition of drop into in English:

1Call casually and informally at (a place): he’d actually considered dropping into one of the pickup bars
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  • For further information, drop into the Youth Information Centre, Newtown, Castlebar.
  • Visitors are actually advised not to drop into the Eden Project if it is raining!
  • Further information can be had by calling 843525 or by dropping into the centre and talking to any of the leaders.
2Pass quickly and easily into (a habitual state or manner): she couldn’t help dropping into a Geordie accent
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  • In the beginning, when we entered the room for the first morning sit, we might sense the utter stillness of the place, before dropping into our habitual world of thoughts.
  • He drops back into his native Aussie in times of stress.
  • He questions Winters ceaselessly and Dick can't help dropping into officer mode to meet him blow for verbal blow.
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