實用英語知識集-各種drop使用法

英文學習小知識
2016年10月4日

【實用】drop someone off / drop by / drop-in 輕鬆學會八個 drop 常見生活用語!


Could you drop me off at school?
drop 不是只有「落下」的意思,
drop 還能組成許多生活常見用語。
趕快一起來看看,讓你的英文更貼近外國人!


>>drop by/in 順道拜訪、探望
I dropped in my grandma’s house on my way to the airport.
我在去機場的路上順道拜訪了奶奶。

Feel free to drop by and pick up your novel.
歡迎有空時順道過來拿你的小說。

*補充*
drop-in (n.) 不速之客、偶爾地來訪、旁聽生
(adj.) 無須預約的、可隨時造訪的
a drop-in center for the homeless 街友臨時救濟之家
a drop-in lecture 旁聽課

>>drop someone/something like a hot potato 馬上擺脫、放棄燙手山芋
She dropped the plan like a hot potato after realizing how much it would cost.
在了解這項計畫需要多少經費後,她馬上放棄。

>>drop it/the subject! 別提了、別說了!
I don’t want to talk about my ex-husband anymore. Let’s drop the subject.
我不想再談論我的前夫了。我們換個話題吧!

>>drop dead 突然死去、猝死;滾開、閉嘴
He dropped dead in his office at the age of 40.
他猝死在辦公室時年僅 40 歲。

Drop dead! I’m through with you.
滾吧!我跟你無話可說了。

*補充*
drop-dead (adv.) 非常有吸引力地

She is drop-dead gorgeous!
她超有魅力的!

>>drop someone a line 給某人寫信、留言 (非正式的簡短書信)
Just drop me a line when you decide on the restaurant.
當你確定餐廳後留個紙條給我。

>>drop (someone) a hint 暗示某人、透露口風給某人
Sara dropped a hint that she wanted to go home.
Sara 暗示她想要回家了。

>>drop off 睡著;減少、下降
She dropped off and missed the end of the film.
她不小心睡著然後錯過了電影結局。

Pokémon GO craze shows no sign of dropping off.
寶可夢狂熱並無出現下降的跡象。

>>drop someone/something off 將某人或某物帶到某地
Sara dropped her luggage off at the hotel and went shopping.
她把行李留在飯店後就去購物了。

I’m about to go home. Do you need me to drop you off somewhere?
我準備要回家了。你需要我載你到哪裡嗎?


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