drop the subject

This page is about the collocation drop the subject

collocation pattern: verb + noun


to stop talking about something

For example

  • If you don't want to talk about it, let's drop the subject.

  • We were discussing sex, but when the kids came in we dropped the subject.

A related collocation is "change the subject"

Quick Quiz

We dropped the subject because we could see Jenny found it

a. funny

b. interesting

c. disturbing

Contributor: Matt Errey