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Usage examples for dropping

  1. Patrick could not help dropping his voice: 'Isn't it very like? – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. I heard the noise of one dropping on her knees. – Melomaniacs by James Huneker
  3. When Patrick announced that he was dropping out, his father seemed to think it was fine. – Joe Burke's Last Stand by John Moncure Wetterau
  4. Dropping into his chair, he pulled out his watch and put it beside his plate. – The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield
  5. If you ask me I think it's dropping behind the times! – Loyal to the School by Angela Brazil
  6. We'd like to know what you expect to gain by dropping out! – The Siege of the Seven Suitors by Meredith Nicholson
  7. As the men moved, they moved; never coming nearer and never dropping behind. – The Raid on the Termites by Paul Ernst
  8. Dropping the girl's arm, he ran forward. – The Ruined Cities of Zululand by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
  9. Causton, they'll be dropping on you yet! – The Story of Louie by Oliver Onions
  10. Now they were in a lift, dropping speedily into the depths of the Tritu Anu. – The Copper-Clad World by Harl Vincent
  11. The figure paused and turned, dropping its cloak. – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  12. From all parts of the forest to which they had wandered, the party came, dropping in one by one to congratulate the lost and found pair. – The Red Eric by R.M. Ballantyne
  13. " And there is another thing," continued Alice, dropping into a chair by Kathleen's side. – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  14. No, said Harley, dropping down upon the bed, that is perfectly true, Knox. – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  15. Those who established our liberty and our government are daily dropping from among us. – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster
  16. He stole away and sat down, dropping his face in his hands. – A Daughter of the Vine by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  17. " You will find him all these," she resumed, dropping her eyes before his gratitude which was much too personal. – The-Choir-Invisible by Allen, James Lane
  18. Dropping his niece's hand, he extended his own toward his nephew. – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  19. " Oh, leave that be and come and sit here with me," he said, dropping on the step where the doctor had sat when she opened her heart to him and told him about her father. – The Mountain Girl by Payne Erskine
  20. She watched the moon dropping down and down. – In Wild Rose Time by Amanda M. Douglas
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