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stop in

phrasal verb with stop uk   /stɒp/  us   /stɑːp/ verb (-pp-)
informal to ​visit a ​person or ​place for a ​shorttime, usually when you are going ​somewhereelse: I ​stopped in atwork on the way ​home to ​check my ​mail.
UK informal to ​stay at ​home, ​especially in the ​evening: I've had my ​tea and I'm ​stopping in now.
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