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English definition of “pop”


verb (PUT)    /pɒp/ US  /pɑːp/ (-pp-)
[T + adv/prep] informal to put or take something quickly : If you pop the pizza in the oven now, it'll be ready in 15 minutes . He popped his head into the room /round the door and said " Lunchtime !" Pop your shoes on and let's go.Placing and positioning an object pop pills informal to take pills regularly , especially ones containing an illegal drug : A decade of heavy drinking and popping pills ruined her health .Drugs - general wordsSpecific types of drug
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