- drop a hint
- casually utter a hint or suggestion
He dropped a hint that he wanted to transfer to a new department.
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drop a hint — index imply, remind Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
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to drop a hint — give a clue, hint at … English contemporary dictionary
drop — drop1 W2S1 [drɔp US dra:p] v past tense and past participle dropped present participle dropping ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(let something fall)¦ 2¦(fall)¦ 3¦(move your body down)¦ 4¦(become less)¦ 5¦(reduce)¦ 6¦(not include)¦ 7¦(stop doing something)¦ … Dictionary of contemporary English