“Drop” in the news

Example collocations

decided to drop
drop below
drop down
drop goal
drop off

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.  Copy example sentence
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.  Copy example sentence
Malay Mail
· ECB expected to pump up eurozone support as pandemic persists  
“An official dropping of the capital key is likely fairly controversial at this stage.”  Copy example sentence
Malay Mail
· 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.  Copy example sentence
Malay Mail
· 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.  Copy example sentence
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.  Copy example sentence
Yonhap News
· 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.  Copy example sentence
· 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  Copy example sentence
· 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.  Copy example sentence