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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theydrop back
he/she/itdrops back
present participledropping back
past tensedropped back
past participledropped back
  1. 1
    same as drop1
    drop back to: Economic growth will drop back to 3% this year.
  2. 2

    drop back


    drop behind

    to move into a lower position in a race or competition
    He dropped back and finished in sixth place.
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a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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