Phrasal Verb - Drop out

Real English Examples

The minute I dropped out I could stop taking the required classes that didn't interest me, and begin dropping in on the ones that looked interesting.

2005 Stanford Commencement Address ~ Steve Jobs

So why did I drop out?

2005 Stanford Commencement Address ~ Steve Jobs

I dropped out of Reed College after the first 6 months, but then stayed around as a drop-in for another 18 months or so before I really quit.

2005 Stanford Commencement Address ~ Steve Jobs

If I had never dropped out, I would have never dropped in on this calligraphy class, and personal computers might not have the wonderful typography that they do.

2005 Stanford Commencement Address ~ Steve Jobs

Because I had dropped out and didn't have to take the normal classes, I decided to take a calligraphy class to learn how to do this.

2005 Stanford Commencement Address ~ Steve Jobs

So I decided to drop out and trust that it would all work out OK.

2005 Stanford Commencement Address ~ Steve Jobs

We tried to predict which cadets would stay in military training and which would drop out.

Grit: the power of passion and perseverance ~ Angela Lee Duckworth

It's also in school, especially for kids at risk for dropping out.

Grit: the power of passion and perseverance ~ Angela Lee Duckworth