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phrasal verb [intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theydrop away
he/she/itdrops away
present participledropping away
past tensedropped away
past participledropped away

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  1. 1

    drop away

    or

    drop off

    to become weaker or smaller in amount

    Support for him has begun to drop away.

  2. 2
    same as drop1 (sense 12)

    The land drops steeply away into a small valley.

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