|drive you to drink
||cause you to drink alcohol or want to be drunk
||His critical attitude will drive you to drink. I had to resign.
||stop taking a subject, withdraw, drop out
||You wouldn't drop English! It's the key to other subjects.
|drop a bundle
||lose money by gambling, lose your shirt
||I dropped a bundle at the track last night. I lost every bet.
|drop a hint
||suggest, give a sign
||When he was hungry, he'd drop a hint, like point at the fridge.
|drop a line
||write a letter, send a postcard
||Be sure to drop us a line from Paris. Tell us about your trip.
|drop a log [B]
||have a bowel movement, take a shit [B]
||What a smell! Open a window after you drop a log, eh.
|drop a name / drop names
||pretend you know famous people, name-dropper
||He was dropping names at the interview - Klein, Clinton, etc.
||run slower than before, run further behind
||Our horse dropped back to fourth place and lost the race.
||run further behind, lose ground
||Our party has dropped behind in the polls. We're in second place.
||withdraw complaints, not press charges
||I realized it was an accident, so I dropped the charges.