drop away


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drop away

vb
(intr, adverb) to fall or go away gradually
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.drop away - get worse; "My grades are slipping"
decline, worsen - grow worse; "Conditions in the slum worsened"
backslide, lapse - drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards
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The 29-year-old had to drop away from the spotlight to enter rehabilitation for substance abuse.
Ideally, launchers support arrows right up to the very moment fletchings arrive, but then always drop away before any contact occurs.
Anyone who has visited the award-winning Midlands Health Hydro and Thermal Spa has just felt their troubles drop away as they slipped into the signature bathrobes ready for a little pampering.
The Shrews lost six on the spin to drop away into mid-table - but although this victory moves them back to within six points of the play-offs, Simpson (above) is only considering small steps.
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Data Center Curtains can be installed with heat-sensitive fuse links so that curtains drop away in case of a fire, allowing sprinkler systems to be fully functional.
The benefits of having a permanent school nurse are extraordinary, but we are still seeing numbers drop away,' she said.
Motorists will pay slightly more until mid-year, when the increase will drop away.
Derby might drop away a bit, but the rest of us, there are about six or seven teams there who are going to be getting out of it, then coming back like ourselves.
A spokeswoman for the Environment Agency said last night that water levels would continue to drop away quickly during the day.
I think we'll know our fate pretty sharpish with this match, as they both like to race up with the pace and if Charlies Future is going to have an off day, I'd like to see him drop away early.
He was trapped out wide for most of that race so it was no surprise to see him drop away in the closing stages and a long overdue win awaits.