Here is a guide to using the verbs write, draw, sketch and paint which are commonly confused.
Last week I showed you some phrasal verbs with ‘pop’. Today I’ll show you some phrasal verbs with ‘drop’.
- Fall asleep
- Take someone to a place, usually by car
I can never fall asleep at night but I have no problem dropping off in college classes.
It takes me an hour before I drop off to sleep at night.
It’s raining. Get in the car and I’ll drop you off at the station.
Drop in/Drop by/Drop round
Visit casually and usually without planning.
I’ll drop by the Student Union to see if anyone wants to play pool.
To quit an activity or a place of education.
We were going to go rafting but Andy and Jane dropped out so there aren’t enough of us, now.
The course is too hard so I’m going to drop out of university.
Drop someone a line
Write to someone.
If you have any news while I’m on holiday, drop me a line at the hotel.
If you have any questions about ‘drop’ verbs, drop me a line in the comments and I’ll drop by later with a reply.