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The children were dropping stones off the bridge.
He dropped a few coins into my hand.
Lucas dropped the ball.
I dropped my keys down the back of the sofa.
You’ve dropped crumbs all over the floor.
Everyone cheered as the ball dropped into the hole.
She took off her jacket and let it drop to the floor.
Teresa dropped into the chair, exhausted.
Doyle dropped to a crouch and peered in through the letterbox.
We had to drop the price of our house to sell it.
Be sure to drop your speed in wet weather.
Infant mortality has dropped dramatically in the last 50 years.
PCM’s share value dropped to 750 pence.
In winter the temperature often drops below freezing.
European sales have dropped by over 30%.
I’m driving into town – can I drop you somewhere?
Can you drop me at the corner of the street?
The UN is trying to drop supplies into the area.
The ad was dropped after complaints from the public.
Oh, drop the innocent act!
He asked us to drop the word ‘liar’ from our headline.
The controversial clauses of the contract were finally dropped.
Let’s drop the subject, shall we?
Ferguson dropped a broad hint that he would soon be retiring.
I admit it, I dropped the ball.
You really dropped me in it with the boss!
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