drop off

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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to bring to a place)
a. dejar
Will you drop me off at school tomorrow?¿Me podrías dejar mañana en la escuela?
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
2. (to decrease)
a. disminuir
The store was doing really well, and then sales started to drop off when the recession hit.Nos estaba yendo muy bien en la tienda, y luego las ventas empezaron a disminuir cuando llegó la crisis.
3. (to disconnect)
a. caerse
I heard a clank and something drop off, so I stopped the truck to check it out.Oí un sonido metálico y algo que se cayó, así que paré la camioneta para revisar.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to fall asleep)
a. dormirse
She dropped off around nine o'clock, but then woke up again at midnight with a start.Se durmió a eso de las nueve, pero volvió a levantarse sobresaltada a las doce.
b. quedarse dormido
I must have dropped off because I woke up, and all the money was gone.Me he de haber quedado dormido porque cuando me desperté, todo el dinero había desaparecido.
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drop off
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (person from car)
a. dejar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (colloquial)
a.
to d off (to sleep)quedarse traspuesto(a)
3. (membership, attendance)
a. bajar, disminuir
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drop off
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 (fall asleep) dormirse
2 (decline) [+sales, interest] disminuir
3 [+part] desprenderse; soltarse
transitive verb
(from car) [+person, thing] dejar
could you drop me off at the station? ¿me puedes dejar en la estación?
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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