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pop

verb
 
 
/pɒp/ ( present participle popping, past tense and past participle popped)
[I, T] to make a short sound like a small explosion, or to make something do this by breaking it: The music played and champagne corks popped.Sounds made by objects, movement or impactExploding and eruptingExplosives in general
pop in/out/over, etc informal B2 to go to a particular place: Doug's just popped out for a few minutes. I'll pop into the supermarket on my way home.Visiting
pop sth in/into/on, etc informal to quickly put something in a particular place: Can you pop the pizza in the oven?Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and activePlacing and positioning an object
pop out/up to move quickly and suddenly, especially out of somethingMoving quickly
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