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English definition of “drop sb/sth like a hot potato”

drop sb/sth like a hot potato

informal
to quickly stop being involved with someone or something because you stop likingthat person or thing or you think they will cause problems for you: He dropped the plan like a hot potato when he realized how much it would cost him.
(Definition of drop sb/sth like a hot potato from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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