Übersetzung von “drop” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

drop

verbdrop /drɒp/ ( dropping, dropped )
transitive to let sth fall
laisser tomber

I dropped the glass.
J'ai laissé tomber le verre.

He dropped the coin into the slot.
Il a glissé la pièce de monnaie dans la fente.

planes dropping medical supplies
des avions larguant du matériel médical
intransitive to fall
tomber

The ball rolled to the edge and dropped off.
La boule roula sur le bord et tomba.

People heard the gun and dropped to the ground.
Les gens entendirent le fusil et se jetèrent à terre.
transitive-intransitive to become or make lower in level or amount
baisser , chuter

The amount of fuel available has dropped significantly.
La quantité de carburant disponible a chuté de manière significative.

She dropped her voice to a whisper.
Elle baissa la voix jusqu'à ce qu'elle ne soit plus qu'un murmure.
transitive to stop sth
laisser tomber , abandonner

I dropped Chemistry last semester.
J'ai laissé tomber la chimie le semestre dernier.

to drop the charges against sb
abandonner les charges contre qqn
drop the subject/drop it
to stop talking about sth
n'en parlons plus

Can we just drop the subject, please?
Est-ce qu'on peut changer de sujet, je vous prie ?
transitive to not allow sb to be part of a group
exclure

His party has dropped him because of the scandal.
Son parti l'a exclu à cause du scandale.
transitive to leave sb or sth somewhere
déposer

Just drop me at the corner.
Dépose-moi au coin.
; see also drop off
intransitive to slope steeply
se jeter

where the cliffs drop away to the ocean
à l'endroit où les falaises se jettent dans l'océan
drop the ball
to fail to do sth that is your responsibility
ne pas se montrer à la hauteur

I gave you the job and you dropped the ball.
Je t'ai donné ce travail et tu ne t'es pas montré à la hauteur.
drop sb a line/note/email
to write a short letter to sb
écrire un mot / une note / un email à qqn

I'll drop you an email with the details.
Je t'écrirai un email avec les détails.
drop a hint
to suggest sth indirectly
faire une allusion

She kept dropping hints about the party.
Elle n'a pas cessé de faire des allusions à propos de la soirée.
drop names
to mention the names of important people to make yourself seem important
citer des noms de personnes en vue pour se faire valoir

drop by/in

verb phrasaldrop by/in [ ˈdrɒp ˈbaɪ/ˈɪn ]
to quickly stop at sb's house
passer voir qqn

Why don't you drop by and look at it.
Pourquoi ne passes-tu pas pour y jeter un œil.

drop off

verb phrasaldrop off [ ˈdrɒp ˈɔf, ˈɒf ]
to take sb or sth somewhere and leave them
déposer

Drop me off at the store.
Dépose-moi au magasin.

drop round

verb phrasaldrop round [ ˈdrɒp ˈraʊnd ] Brit
drop by/in
passer voir

drop out (of)

verb phrasaldrop out (of) [ ˈdrɒp ˈaʊt (ˌʌv, əv) ]
to no longer be a part of sth
laisser tomber , abandonner

He dropped out of high school.
Il a abandonné le lycée.
; see also dropout

drop

noun countabledrop /drɒp/
a small amount of liquid
goutte feminine

a drop of rain
une goutte de pluie

drops of blood/sweat
des gouttes de sang/sueur
a fall in an amount or level
baisse feminine , chute feminine

a sharp/dramatic drop in temperature
une brusque chute de température

a slight drop in sales
une légère baisse des ventes
a long distance straight down
descente feminine , chute feminine

a steep drop off the cliffs
une descente abrupte le long des falaises

a 200 foot drop
une chute de 60 mètres
at the drop of a hat
suddenly and without pausing beforehand
sans préavis

She would start crying at the drop of a hat.
Elle pouvait se mettre à pleurer sans préavis.
a drop in the bucket/ocean
indicates sth is small in comparison to the whole
une goutte d'eau dans l'océan

The amount of money being spent is just a drop in the bucket.
La somme d'argent dépensée ne représente qu'une goutte d'eau dans l'océan.

(Übersetzung von “drop” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

drop

noun /drop/

a small round or pear-shaped blob of liquid, usually falling

goutte
a drop of rain.

a small quantity (of liquid)

goutte
If you want more wine, there’s a drop left.

an act of falling

baisse, chute
a drop in temperature.

a vertical descent

descente
From the top of the mountain there was a sheer drop of a thousand feet.
droplet /-lit/ noun

a tiny drop

gouttelette
droplets of rain.
droppings noun plural

excrement (of animals or birds).

crottes, chiures
drop-out noun

a person who withdraws, especially from a course at a university etc or the normal life of society.

marginal/-ale
a college drop-out
drop a brick / drop a clanger

unknowingly to say or do something extremely tactless.

faire une gaffe
drop back

to slow down; to fall behind

se laisser distancer
I was at the front of the crowd, but I dropped back to speak to Bill.
drop by

to visit someone casually and without being invited

passer voir
I’ll drop by at his house on my way home.
drop in

to arrive informally to visit someone

passer voir
Do drop in (on me) if you happen to be passing!
drop off

to become separated or fall off

se détacher
The door handle dropped off
This button dropped off your coat.

to fall asleep

s’endormir
I was so tired I dropped off in front of the television.

to allow to get off a vehicle

déposer
Drop me off at the corner.
drop out (often with of)

to withdraw from a group, from a course at university, or from the normal life of society

vivre en marge de la société
There are only two of us going to the theatre now Mary has dropped out
She’s dropped out of college.

drop

verb (past tense, past participle dropped)

to fall

(re)tomber
The coin dropped through the grating
The cat dropped onto its paws.

to give up (a friend, a habit etc)

abandonner
I think she’s dropped the idea of going to London.

to set down from a car etc

déposer, débarquer
The bus dropped me at the end of the road.

to say or write in an informal and casual manner

écrire/envoyer (un petit mot)
I’ll drop her a note.

(Übersetzung von “drop” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)