Идиомы и фразеологизмы английского со словом drop

Фразеологизмы со словом drop

at the drop of a hat
Without waiting; immediately; promptly.
Без промедления, немедленно, безотлагательно
If you need a babysitter quickly, call Mary, because she can come at the drop of a hat.
I've got great friends. They're ready to help out at the drop of a hat.
У меня замечательные друзья. Они всегда незамедлительно готовы мне помочь.
Whenever you have a chance; with very little cause or urging.
At the drop of a hat, he would tell the story of the canal he wanted to build.
He was quarrelsome and ready to fight at the drop of a hat.
bottom drop out
bottom fall out
To fall below an earlier lowest price.
The bottom dropped out of the price of peaches.
To lose all cheerful qualities; become very unhappy, cheerless, or unpleasant.
The bottom dropped out of the day for John when he saw his report card.
The bottom fell out for us when the same ended with our team on the two yard line and six points behind.
call on
call upon
drop in on
To make a call upon; visit.
Mr. Brown called on an old friend while he was in the city.
Jose didn't know the answer when the teacher called on him.
Last night several friends called on us at our home.
To ask for help; to ask for a response from.
He called on a friend to give him money for the busfare to his home.
Why don't we drop in on Sally a little later?
drop a dime
Поинформировать полицию о чьей-то незаконной деятельности.
John got popped, so he dropped a dime on his supplier and they let him go.
Джона арестовали, поэтому он заложил своего поставщика и его отпустили.
drop a line
shoot a line
To write someone a short letter or note.
Написать короткое письмо или записку; "черкнуть пару строчек".
Please drop me a line when you get to Paris; I'd like to know that you've arrived safely.
I always drop her a line to wish her a Merry Christmas.
Я всегда пишу ей письма, чтобы поздравить с Рождеством.
As soon as I get to Florida, I’ll drop you a line and tell you about my new job.
If you have time, drop me a line now and then while you’re traveling.
drop around
To make a short or unplanned visit; go on a call or errand; stop at someone's home.
Mv sister dropped around last night.
drop back
To move or step backwards; retreat.
The soldiers dropped back before the enemy's attack.
The quarterback dropped back to pass the football.
drop by
stop by
To make a short or unplanned visit; go on a call or errand; stop at someone's home.
Drop by any time you're in town.
Don't forget to drop by at the gas station.
To stop (somewhere) for a short visit or a short time.
We dropped by the club to see if Bill was there, but he wasn't.
James had to stop by the registrar’s office to submit a transcript request form.
Let’s stop by the supermarket and pick up a few grocery items.