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  • 以下这些动词都表示"落下,下降" 的意思
    descend通常指沿斜线或斜坡下降。
    drop指物体从一定高度落下。
    fall与drop同义,指突然或猛烈地降落,但fall也可指任何下落,同高度或形式无关。
    sink指在空气或水中垂直下降、下沉。
词组
  • at the drop of a hat
    (informal)without delay or good reason (非正式)立即;莫名其妙地,一有刺激就
  • drop one's aitches
    omit the ‘h’ sound from the beginning of words (in Britain often regarded as a sign that the speaker belongs to a low social class) 省略单词开头的‘h’音(在英国常被认为是说话者社会阶层低下的标志)
  • drop asleep
    fall gently asleep, especially without intending to 不知不觉睡着
  • drop the ball
    (N. Amer. informal)make a mistake; mishandle things (北美,非正式)犯错,出错,做错事
  • drop a brick
    (Brit. informal)make an indiscreet or embarrassing remark (英,非正式)失言;出言不慎
  • drop a clanger
    (Brit. informal)make an embarrassing or foolish mistake (英,非正式)做事出岔子,犯愚蠢的错误
  • drop a curtsy
    (Brit.)make a curtsy (英)行屈膝礼
  • drop dead
    die suddenly and unexpectedly 突然倒毙,猝死
  • drop a (或 the) dime on
    (US informal)inform on (someone) to the police (美,非正式)向警方告发(某人)
  • drop one's guard
    abandon one's habitual defensive or protective stance 丧失警惕,放弃戒备
  • drop a hint (或 drop hints)
    let fall a hint or hints, as if casually or unconsciously (装作漫不经心地)暗示
  • a drop in the ocean (或 in a bucket)
    a very small amount compared with what is needed or expected 沧海一粟
  • drop someone a line
    send someone a note or letter in a casual manner 给…写短信(或便条)
  • drop names
英语四级真题
    Uh, you can either drop it off at my class or bring it to my office.
    出自-2014年6月听力原文
    The authors documented an annual drop of as many as 120,000 cases of heart disease, 66,000 instances of stroke and 99,000 heart attacks caused by high blood pressure after a 3-g-per-day reduction in salt.
    出自-2013年6月阅读原文
    bring about a drop in the divorce rate
    出自-2012年6月阅读原文
英语六级真题
    Moreover, home prices barely dropped.
    出自-2013年6月阅读原文
    Both stocks and homes, more widely held, dropped more
    出自-2013年6月阅读原文
    Spending on such "durables" dropped at a 12% annual rate in 2008's third quarter, a 20% rate in the fourth.
    出自-2013年6月阅读原文
柯林斯高阶英汉双解学习词典释义
英汉词典释义
英英词典释义
  • Noun
    1. a small quantity (especially of a liquid);
    "one drop of each sample was analyzed""any child with a drop of negro blood was legally a negro""there is not a drop of pity in that man"
    2. a shape that is small and round;
    "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops""beads of sweat on his forehead"
    3. a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity;
    "a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index""there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery""a dip in prices""when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"
    4. a steep high face of rock;
    "he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town""a steep drop"
    5. a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)
    6. a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity;
    "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height"
    7. a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
    8. a central depository where things can be left or picked up
    9. the act of dropping something;
    "they expected the drop would be successful"
  • Verb
    1. let fall to the ground;
    "Don't drop the dishes"
    2. to fall vertically;
    "the bombs are dropping on enemy targets"
    3. go down in value;
    "Stock prices dropped"
    4. fall or drop to a lower place or level;
    "He sank to his knees"
    5. terminate an association with;
    "drop him from the Republican ticket"
    6. utter casually;
    "drop a hint"
    7. stop pursuing or acting;
    "drop a lawsuit""knock it off!"
    8. leave or unload, especially of passengers or cargo;
    9. cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow;
    "strike down a tree""Lightning struck down the hikers"
    10. lose (a game);
    "The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13"
    11. pay out;
    "spend money"
    12. lower the pitch of (musical notes)
    13. hang freely;
    "the ornaments dangled from the tree""The light dropped from the ceiling"
    14. stop associating with;
    "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
    15. let or cause to fall in drops;
    "dribble oil into the mixture"
    16. get rid of;
    "he shed his image as a pushy boss""shed your clothes"
    17. leave undone or leave out;
    "How could I miss that typo?""The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
    18. change from one level to another;
    "She dropped into army jargon"
    19. grow worse;
    "Her condition deteriorated""Conditions in the slums degenerated""The discussion devolved into a shouting match"
    20. give birth; used for animals;
    "The cow dropped her calf this morning"
行业词典
  • 体育: 在遗失球或其他状况要将球重新定位时;令球由空中自由落下;
    医学: 量;
    大气科学: 滴谱参数;drop-size distribution pa-rameter 描述单位体积中云(或雨)滴粒子数量随其大小分布的参数。;
    水利: 跌水;连接两段高程不同的渠道的阶梯式跌落建筑物。;
    法律: 下跌;下降;