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Translation of "drop" - English-Spanish dictionary

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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