to drop sb off

by | Last updated Apr 19, 2019 | Phrasal verbs | 4 comments

to drop sb off

by | Last updated Apr 19, 2019 | Phrasal verbs | 4 comments

This micro-dictation contains the phrasal verb 'to drop sb off'.

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Language: B2 (Upper-Intermediate)  //  Accent: North America

This micro-dictation contains the phrasal verb 'to drop sb off'.

 

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Language: B2 (Upper-Intermediate)  //  Accent: North America

3am. ?

leaves at 3am. Is you could at the airport?

About the sentence

to drop sb/sth off

to drop somebody/something off = to take somebody/something to a place and leave them there.

It is quite useful to learn this phrasal verb together with to pick somebody/something up, which has the opposite meaning. e.g. Do you want to pick up the pizza or shall we drop it off?


Is there any chance you could + verb is a very useful structure to politely ask someone to do you a favour. e.g. Is there any chance you could check my homework for me?

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  • Write a short story about someone who is dropped off in the wrong place by a taxi.

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I remember the similar situation… I was at my friend’s wedding, helping her a lot with some preparation. And I was so tired after it in the morning, that got on the wrong bus on my way to work. Of course, the bus dropped me off to the wrong place before I realised my mistake! Thanks God, after a minute I met my friend and he dropped me off by car to my work! Yeah, I was late, but it was fun 🙂 P.S. Is there any chance you could tell me the right answer of the last ex in… Read more »

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Preposition should be ‘at’?…

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