drop the subject

idiom

Definition of drop the subject

: to stop talking about a topic When he started getting upset, I dropped the subject.

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“Drop the subject.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drop%20the%20subject. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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