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drop it/the subject

C2 to stop talking about something, especially because it is upsetting or annoying: I don't want to talk about it any more - let's drop the subject.
Translations of “drop it/the subject”
in Chinese (Traditional) 別提了,不說了(尤指令人苦惱或煩擾之事)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 别提了,不说了(尤指令人苦恼或烦扰之事)…
(Definition of drop it/the subject from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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