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Meaning of “drop everything” in the English Dictionary

"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 ​immediatelystop 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)
Translations of “drop everything”
in Chinese (Simplified) 停止一切活动,停下手上的活儿…
in Chinese (Traditional) 停止一切活動,停下手上的工作…
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