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drop a hint (or drop hints)

Definition of drop a hint or drop hints in English:

Let fall a hint or hints, as if casually or unconsciously: he was dropping hints that in the future he would be taking a back seat in politics
More example sentences
  • Then she drops a hint about where the transport expansion will be.
  • In his journal Neil drops a hint about a visit to Holland in April.
  • Now that I think about it, maybe she was dropping a hint.
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