to drop out

(Inseparable Phrasal Verb)

Definition: to abandon or cease to participate in something.

dropouts

 

Examples:

“He dropped out of high school last year.”

“She decided to drop out of the race with only one lap to go.”

 

EXERCISE:

1. I wonder how many students ___________ of college each year.

2. If you _____ of school, it will be difficult to find a job.

 

ANSWERS

1. I wonder how many students drop out of college each year.

2. If you drop out of school, it will be difficult to find a job.