Идиомы на букву D
drop (someone) a line
черкнуть строчку"Will you drop me a line when you get to London? Do you promise?"
drop a bombshell
сообщить неожиданную новость"Will I drop a bombshell if I tell you that I am going to get married?"
drop a hint
намекнутьI dropped a hint to my friends about the present I'd like to get for my birthday.
придти навеститьI invited my friends to drop around to see my new computer.
отступать, отходитьDuring the football match one of the players hurt his knee, and the coach told him to drop back and rest for a while.
зайти, заскочить"Would you like to drop by for a cup of tea?"
drop by the wayside
не закончить что-либо до конца, потерпеть неудачуSome of the skiers dropped by the wayside during the biathlon race.
внезапно скончатьсяOne of the sportsmen dropped dead during the marathon.
бросить всё, что делали"Drop everything, come over and listen to what the ancoreman is saying."
drop in (on someone)
забежать на минутку, заскочить к кому-либоI was going to drop in on my Granny when I saw her approaching our house.
drop in one's tracks
упасть в изнеможенииI dropped in my tracks because I had been walking ten miles that day.
drop in the bucket
очень малое количество, "капля в море"I need ten thousand dollars to purchase a car, but what I've got is a drop in the bucket.
вести себя раскованно, фамильярно"This is an informal gathering so let's drop names."
drop out of school
выбыть из школы, бросить учёбуMelanie dropped out of college at the end of the first year.
drop the ball
сделать ошибкуRon had dropped the ball on his decision to leave the company; he was sorry afterwards.
drop the subject
прекратить разговор на какую-либо темуI saw Steve didn't like my questions about his new job, so I dropped the subject.