Meaning of “drop everything” in the English Dictionary

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"drop everything" in British English

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drop everything

to stop whatever you are doing:

We just dropped everything and rushed to the hospital.

(Definition of “drop everything” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"drop everything" in American English

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drop everything

to immediately stop what you were doing in order to do something else:

We realized we were late and had to drop everything and rush out the door.

(Definition of “drop everything” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)