Stop by

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Definition

to stop by: to visit
phrasal verb
It's nice of you to stop by my house. I always enjoy your visits.

to stop: to end, to cease, to finish; to prevent, to inhibit, to obstruct
verb

Examples

  • "Your mission for this week, should you choose to accept it: stop by your local bank and set up a savings account."
  • "You love it when daddy stops by for a visit!"
  • "I just stopped by to say "hello"."
  • "It's good that you stopped by to see me this morning."
  • "I will be stopping by your office this afternoon with my new special assistant Brian Jones."
  • "Brian : I've brought you those reports from the sales department, I've asked Philip to stop by and brief you on his meeting with the Japanese buyers, and I've also brought your suit back from the dry cleaners."
  • "Susie : Philip just stopped by my office for the third time this morning."
  • "I would like to invite you to stop by my office at your earliest convenience to discuss this matter further, as well as to provide you with some more information regarding our policy on terminating employees (I mean that in the non-Arnold Schwarzenneger way)."
  • "I've asked Bob to stop by this afternoon to start training you."
  • "You simply need to stop by her office to schedule a session."

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