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English definition of “drop sb/sth off”

drop sb/sth off

informal phrasal verb with drop     /drɒp/ US  /drɑːp/ verb (-pp-)
to take someone or something to a particular place, usually by car, as you travel to a different place: We dropped our luggage off at the hotel and went sightseeing.Falling and droppingMoving downwards
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