Expresiones y frases - Verbo 'To drop'

Idioms - Verb 'To drop'

to drop a bombshell tirar una bomba
to drop a brick/clanger/the ball meter la pata
to drop a line escribir unas líneas
to drop dead morirse
to drop into one's lap caer del cielo
  • Tim and Angela are getting married! They dropped the bombshell yesterday at dinner.
  • I dropped a brick, didn't I? I knew I should've kept my mouth shut!
  • I got an e-mail from Emma, she dropped me a line last Monday.
  • Joe came to ask me to forgive him for cheating on me but I told him to drop dead.
  • I won a trip to Paris! Can you believe it? It just dropped into my lap!
to drop like flies caer como moscas
to drop one's guard bajar la guardia
to drop out of sight perderse de vista
to drop someone like a hot potato no querer saber nada más de alguien
  • The kids dropped like flies after a long day in the park.
  • As soon as his opponent dropped his guard Frank knocked him out and won the fight.
  • The cat was here but then she darted off and dropped out of sight.
  • When her drug problem came out, the people at the agency dropped her like a hot potato.