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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theydrop off
he/she/itdrops off
present participledropping off
past tensedropped off
past participledropped off
  1. 1
    [transitive] same as drop1 (sense 4)
    Can you drop the kids off at school this morning?
  2. 2
    [transitive] same as drop1
    Is it ok if I drop the documents off later?
  3. 3
    same as drop away (sense 1)
    Her popularity has dropped off recently.
  4. 4
    [intransitive] informal to start to sleep
    He usually drops off in front of the telly.
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a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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