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English definition of “stop in”

stop in

phrasal verb with stop     /stɒp/ US  /stɑːp/ verb (-pp-)
informal to visit a person or place for a short time , usually when you are going somewhere else : I stopped in at work on the way home to check my mail .Visiting UK informal to stay at home , especially in the evening : I've had my tea and I'm stopping in now.Staying and remainingWaiting
(Definition of stop in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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