Definitions for drop by

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drop by, drop in, come by(verb)

    visit informally and spontaneously

    "We frequently drop by the neighbors' house for a cup of coffee"

Wiktionary

  1. drop by(Verb)

    to visit informally and spontaneously

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aeschylus:

    He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.

  2. Samuel Johnson:

    We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over so in a series of kindness there is at last one which makes the heart run over.

  3. Simone Weil:

    Misfortunes leave wounds which bleed drop by drop even in sleep thus little by little they train man by force and dispose him to wisdom in spite of himself. Man must learn to think of himself as a limited and dependent being and only suffering teaches him this.

  4. Nobukazu Kuriki:

    I was told by a doctor that my performance will drop by more than 20 %, i feel that it takes more time to do detailed work such as getting change from a vending machine. I lost my fingers but at the same time I learned a lot about life and many people supported me.

  5. Bart Wakabayashi:

    The drop by dollar/yen was shocking. It was a reminder of how scary the market can become when positions are tilted suddenly in one direction, the dollar's climb in October and November was very steep, so adjustments like this were bound to happen. Equities are going through similar phase after their rally. So far I see it more as position adjustments rather than a more significant change leading to 'risk off' moves.


Translations for drop by

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  • stavit seCzech
  • auf einen Sprung vorbeikommenGerman
  • poiketa, piipahtaa, käväistä, pistäytyäFinnish
  • заглянуть, заходить, зайти, заглядыватьRussian
  • hälsa på, titta förbi, titta inSwedish

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