LaHood has been dropping hints for some time about his frustration, and last week he unloaded in the interview.
Some are converting to disability, while others are dropping out of the labor market altogether.
As long as they can drag Obama and the Democrats down with them, dropping in the polls is fine by them.
He is the drone official, the bland-faced human-resources manager tasked with dropping the axe.
Griffin welcomed 2010 the way only she could—by dropping the F bomb.
Suddenly she ran over to one of the cots and dropping there burst into tears.
The custom of dropping it was not borrowed from the North, nor inherited from England.
I had forgotten for an instant,' said she, dropping her head upon her breast.
Madame Valtesi said, dropping two more stitches with an air of purpose.
On she came, leaping and dropping broadside among the combers.
Old English dropa "a drop of liquid," from Proto-Germanic *drupon (cf. Old Saxon dropo, Old Norse dropi, Dutch drop, Old High German tropfo, German Tropfen (n.)), from PIE *dhreu-.
Meaning "an act of dropping" is from 1630s; of immaterial things (prices, temperatures, etc.) from mid-19c. Meaning "lozenge, hard candy" is 1723. Meaning "secret place where things can be left illicitly and picked up later" is from 1931.
Drop in the bucket (late 14c.) is from Isa. ix:15 [KJV]. At the drop of a hat "suddenly" is from 1854; drop-in "casual visit" is 1819; drop-kick is 1857. To get the drop on someone originally was Old West gunslinger slang (1869).
Old English dropian "to fall in drops" (see drop (n.)). Meaning "to fall vertically" is late 14c. Transitive sense "allow to fall" is mid-14c. Related: Dropped; dropping. Exclamation drop dead is from 1934; as an adjective meaning "stunning, excellent" it is first recorded 1970.
The smallest quantity of liquid heavy enough to fall in a spherical mass.
A volume of liquid equal to 1/76 of a teaspoon and regarded as a unit of dosage for medication.
A small globular piece of candy, usually readily dissolved in the mouth.