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drop

Pronunciation: /drɒp/

Translation of drop in French:

n

  • 2 (decrease) baisse (f) (in de) a 5% drop in sth une baisse de 5% de qch
  • 3 (fall) there's a drop of 100 m il y a un dénivelé de 100 m a steep drop on either side une pente abrupte de chaque côté a sheer drop un à-pic
  • 4 (delivery) (from aircraft) largage (m)

vt (p prés etc -pp-)

  • 4 (lower) baisser [eyes, voice, level, price]
  • 5to drop a hint about sth faire allusion à qch to drop sb a line envoyer un mot à qn

vi (p prés etc -pp-)

  • 1 (fall) [object] tomber; [person] (deliberately) se laisser tomber the plane dropped to an altitude of 1,000 m l'avion est descendu à une altitude de 1 000 m
  • 2the cliff drops into the sea la falaise tombe dans la mer
  • 3 (decrease) baisser to drop (from sth) to sth tomber (de qch) à qch

Idioms

a drop in the ocean

une goutte d'eau dans la mer

Phrasal verbs

drop in

passer to drop in on sb passer voir qn

drop off

(fall off) tomber 1.1drop off (to sleep) s'endormir 1.2 (decrease) diminuer

drop out

(fall out) tomber (of de) 1.1 (from race) se désister; (from project) se retirer; (from school, university) abandonner ses études; (from society) se marginaliser

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