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drop someone like a hot potato

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drop someone like a hot potato

verb phrase

To discontinue or get rid of very quickly: When she frowned I dropped the topic like a hot potato (1846+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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