drop\ into


drop\ into
• drop by
• stop by
v
1. • drop around
To make a short or unplanned visit; go on a call or errand; stop at someone's home.

Drop by any time you're in town.

My sister dropped around last night.

Don't forget to stop by at the gas station.

Syn.: drop in
2. • drop into
To stop (somewhere) for a short visit or a short time.

We dropped by the club to see if Bill was there, but he wasn't.

I dropped into the drugstore for some toothpaste and a magazine.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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