Drop off - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdrɑːp ˈɒf|  American pronunciation of the word drop off
Brit.  |ˈdrɒpɒf|  British pronunciation of the word drop off

verb

- fall or diminish
- change from a waking to a sleeping state (syn: drift off)
- remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave (syn: discharge, drop, put down, set down, unload)
drop off the passengers at the hotel
- retreat (syn: fall back, fall behind, recede)
- get worse (syn: drop away, fall away, slip)

Extra examples

He dropped me off at the corner of the street.

I was sitting in the armchair reading the newspaper when I dropped off.

I had a bad night. I went to bed early enough but for some reason I couldn't drop off.

Sales are expected to drop off.

The magazine got thinner, and the writing quality dropped off.

...my interest in photography has dropped off over the years...

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