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English verb: drop the ball

1. drop the ball (social) commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake


SamplesI blundered during the job interview.


Synonymsblunder, boob, goof, sin


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)breach, break, go against, infract, offend, transgress, violate









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