Phrasal verb: drop out

  1. drop out (ofsomething)
    Intransitive
    Meaning: quit a class, school, etc…
    Example: Steve Jobs dropped out of Harvard and went on to become one of the most successful businessmen in the world.

Did you know that in the United States about seven thousand students drop out of school every day?  Over the course of his or her lifetime, a high school dropout  (noun) earns, on average, about $260,000 less than a high school graduate.

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