■ drop away

■ drop away
■ drop away
v. i. + avv.
1 affievolirsi gradualmente: Support for the government has been dropping away, il sostegno al governo ha cominciato ad affievolirsi gradualmente
2drop off, A, def. 1.

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  • drop away — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms drop away : present tense I/you/we/they drop away he/she/it drops away present participle dropping away past tense dropped away past participle dropped away 1) drop away or drop off to become weaker or… …   English dictionary

  • drop away — verb get worse My grades are slipping • Syn: ↑slip, ↑drop off, ↑fall away • Derivationally related forms: ↑drop off (for: ↑drop off), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • drop away — PHRASAL VERB If land or ground drops away, it slopes down so that it is at a lower level to where you are or from a particular point that has been mentioned. [V P prep] To the south the hills dropped away to farmland... [V P] From the house, the… …   English dictionary

  • drop away — get worse; drop off …   English contemporary dictionary

  • drop — drop1 [ drap ] verb *** ▸ 1 let something fall ▸ 2 let yourself fall ▸ 3 let fall from aircraft ▸ 4 reduce/get less ▸ 5 not continue with something ▸ 6 not include something/someone ▸ 7 stop talking about something ▸ 8 end relationship with… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • drop — 1 verb FALL/ALLOW TO FALL 1 (T) to stop holding or carrying something so that it falls: I must have dropped my scarf on the bus. | The dog dropped a stick at George s feet. 2 FALL (I) to fall suddenly, especially from a high place: A bottle… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • drop — drop1 W2S1 [drɔp US dra:p] v past tense and past participle dropped present participle dropping ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(let something fall)¦ 2¦(fall)¦ 3¦(move your body down)¦ 4¦(become less)¦ 5¦(reduce)¦ 6¦(not include)¦ 7¦(stop doing something)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • drop — I UK [drɒp] / US [drɑp] verb Word forms drop : present tense I/you/we/they drop he/she/it drops present participle dropping past tense dropped past participle dropped *** 1) [transitive] to deliberately let something fall drop something off… …   English dictionary

  • drop off — verb 1. fall or diminish (Freq. 1) The number of students in this course dropped off after the first test • Derivationally related forms: ↑drop off • Hypernyms: ↑decrease, ↑diminish, ↑lessen, ↑fa …   Useful english dictionary

  • drop — [[t]drɒ̱p[/t]] ♦♦ drops, dropping, dropped 1) V ERG If a level or amount drops or if someone or something drops it, it quickly becomes less. [V prep/adv] Temperatures can drop to freezing at night... [V prep/adv] Once the rate rises it never… …   English dictionary

  • drop — n. & v. n. 1 a a small round or pear shaped portion of liquid that hangs or falls or adheres to a surface (drops of dew; tears fell in large drops). b a very small amount of usu. drinkable liquid (just a drop left in the glass). c a glass etc. of …   Useful english dictionary