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English definition of “stop by (somewhere)”

stop by (somewhere)

phrasal verb with stop     /stɒp/ US  /stɑːp/ verb (-pp-)
to visit someone for a short time , usually on the way to another place : I was passing your house , so I thought I'd stop by for a chat .Visiting
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