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
a) funny b) interesting c) disturbing

Contributor: Matt Errey