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stop in

verb uk phrasal verb with stop   /stɒp/ us    /stɑːp/ (-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. UK informal to stay at home, especially in the evening: I've had my tea and I'm stopping in now.
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