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Spanish translation of “drop”

drop

noun /drop/
a small round or pear-shaped blob of liquid, usually falling
gota
a drop of rain.
a small quantity (of liquid)
gota, culo (de vaso/botella)
If you want more wine, there’s a drop left.
an act of falling
caída, descenso
a drop in temperature.
a vertical descent
desnivel
From the top of the mountain there was a sheer drop of a thousand feet.
droplet /-lit/ noun a tiny drop
gotita
droplets of rain.
droppings noun plural excrement (of animals or birds).
excremento, caca
drop-down menu noun (computing) a list of choices that appears on a computer screen and remains in place until you choose one of them
Menú Despegable
Click on one of the options on the drop-down menu.
drop-out noun a person who withdraws, especially from a course at a university etc or the normal life of society
estudiante que deja los estudios, marginado
a college drop-out.
drop a brick / drop a clanger (British, informal) unknowingly to say or do something extremely tactless
meter la pata
I dropped a clanger when I accidentally mentioned his ex-girlfriend.
drop back phrasal verb to slow down; to fall behind
quedarse atrás
I was at the front of the race, but I dropped back when I got tired near the end.
drop by phrasal verb to visit someone casually and without being invited
pasar por
I’ll drop by at his house on my way home.
drop in phrasal verb to arrive informally to visit someone
pasarse (por)
Do drop in (on me) if you happen to be passing!
drop off phrasal verb to become separated or fall off
soltarse, caerse
The door handle dropped off This button dropped off your coat.
to fall asleep
dormirse
I was so tired I dropped off in front of the television.
to allow to get off a vehicle
dejar
Drop me off at the corner.
drop out phrasal verb (often with of) to withdraw from a group, from a course at university, or from the normal life of society
abandonar
There are only two of us going to the theatre now Mary has dropped out She’s dropped out of college.
(Definition of drop from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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