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phrasal verb [intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theydrop out
he/she/itdrops out
present participledropping out
past tensedropped out
past participledropped out
  1. 1
    to leave something such as an activity, school, or competition before you have finished what you intended to do

    She was injured in the first round and had to drop out.

    drop out of:

    Too many students drop out of college after only one year.

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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