pop in

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Verb1.pop in - enter briefly; "He popped in for two minutes"
come in, enter, get in, go in, go into, move into, get into - to come or go into; "the boat entered an area of shallow marshes"
pop out - exit briefly; "He popped out for a quick coffee break"
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pop 1

1. To make a sudden sharp, explosive noise:
2. To come open or fly apart suddenly and violently, as from internal pressure:
blow (out), burst, explode.
Slang: bust.
3. To deliver a powerful blow to suddenly and sharply:
Informal: biff, bop, clip, wallop.
Slang: belt, conk, paste.
Idioms: let someone have it, sock it to someone.
phrasal verb
pop in
To go to or seek out the company of in order to socialize:
Idiom: pay a visit.
phrasal verb
pop off
Informal. To cease living:
Idioms: bite the dust, breathe one's last, cash in, give up the ghost, go to one's grave, kick the bucket, meet one's end, pass on to the Great Beyond, turn up one's toes.
A sudden sharp, explosive noise:
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w>pop in

vt sephineintun; to pop something in(to) somethingetw in etw (acc)stecken or werfen (inf)
vi (= visit)auf einen Sprung vorbeikommen (inf); to pop in for a short chatauf einen kleinen Schwatz hereinschauen (inf); she kept popping in and outsie lief dauernd rein und raus; we just popped into the pub for a quickiewir gingen kurz in die Kneipe, um einen zu heben (inf); just pop in any time you’re passingkomm doch mal vorbei, wenn du in der Gegend bist (inf)
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On the ground floor it has opened one of 16 new "Pop In" advice and information centres that it is providing across the UK following three years of development and restructuring.
PC Atkin said: "We hope people will take this opportunity to pop in and ask us about policing matters."
``They are in their gardens or they pop in to see a neighbour and invariably forget to lock their doors and often leave their windows open to ventilate their homes.