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  • adjective Not dropped


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  • The British officials, and actually some American officials on the ships, the carriers in the Gulf region, are saying that some aircraft are returning with their bombs unexploded, undropped.

    CNN Transcript Oct 9, 2001 2001

  • The slaves left the plough in the furrow, and the corn undropped, and hurried home.

    The Love Story of Abner Stone Edwin Carlile Litsey 1922

  • While his fair eyes, that swam with undropped tears,

    Poems of Coleridge Arthur Symons 1905

  • Canada's CF-18s brought their bomb load back undropped Thursday and have yet to fire.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed PAUL KORING 2011

  • They were trying to do this with very poor navigational aids, frequently discovering that planes were returning with bombs undropped as they couldn't find the target. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph 2011

  • There also was a control carrot, which remained undropped. - 2010

  • I have to say my jaw stayed undropped throughout all this. - Home 2009

  • “Father told me once that she was at a school where an undropped ‘g’ was worse than a dropped ‘h’.

    Maid in Waiting 2004

  • "These things happen in threes" a title informs us, and writer-director Frank V. Ross uses this undropped shoe the same way his friend and fellow director Joe Swanberg (

    Chicago Reader 2010


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