Meaning of “stop by (somewhere)” in the English Dictionary

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"stop by (somewhere)" in British English

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stop by (somewhere)

phrasal verb with stop uk /stɒp/ us /stɑːp/ verb -pp-

to visit someone for a short time, usually on the way to another place:

I was passing your house, so I thought I'd stop by for a chat.

(Definition of “stop by (somewhere)” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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