“Drop” in the news
|decided to drop|
Publications and example sentences
The Japan Times
· Abe Cabinet’s approval rating lowest in two years amid complaints of slow virus aid, scandals: poll →
In the meantime, support for Abe's conservative Liberal Democratic Party stayed in the lead with 37.4 percent approval, followed by the opposition Japan Innovation Party at 7.3 percent despite dropping 1.4 points from the previous survey.
The New York Times
· Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Sends Two Million Hydroxychloroquine Doses to Brazil →
Some in that group were also seeking to pressure the state’s Democratic governor, Gavin Newsom, into dropping a 100-person cap on church attendance that the state had enacted to curb the spread of the disease.
· ECB expected to pump up eurozone support as pandemic persists →
“An official dropping of the capital key is likely fairly controversial at this stage.”
· Survey: With Covid-19 under control, Malaysians now worried over unemployment, job safety →
Meanwhile health concerns which were at 15 per cent in March and 16 per cent in April, dropped to 11 per cent in May.
· Debates rage in Britain as some children go back to school →
Yet the mood in Britain is clearly improving as the number of daily deaths drops.
The Japan Times
· Japan’s corporate profits log biggest fall since 2009 as pandemic takes toll →
Pretax profits of domestic companies covered in the ministry’s quarterly survey plunged 32.0 percent to ¥15.14 trillion ($140 billion) from a year earlier, the sharpest drop since a 32.4 percent fall in the July to September period in 2009 in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, according to the Finance Ministry.
· Institutions' investment in foreign securities down in Q1 →
SEOUL, June 1 (Yonhap) -- South Korean institutions' investment in foreign securities dropped in the first quarter, central bank data showed Monday, partly due to a market slump caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
· China reports highest number of new Covid-19 cases in nearly 3 weeks →
China offers farmers cash to drop wildlife trade in wake of coronavirus outbreak
· Going back to school: How different pre-schools address parents’ worries about COVID-19 →
For instance, in circulars from three pre-schools that CNA Insider saw, parents were instructed to pack extra masks for their children in case their child drops or soils theirs.