drop someone a line

drop someone a line
drop someone a line (informal)
To write someone a letter
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Main Entry:drop

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drop someone a line/note/ phrase
to write a short letter to someone

I’ll drop her a line to say thanks.

Thesaurus: to write somethingsynonym
Main entry: drop

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send someone a note or letter in a casual manner

drop me a line at the usual address


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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