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plop

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishplopplop1 /plɒp $ plɑːp/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SOUNDthe sound made by something when it falls or is dropped into liquidwith a plop 🔊 The soap fell into the bath with a loud plop.► see thesaurus at sound
Examples from the Corpus
plop• There was a plop as it landed in the water, then it thrashed around wildly for a few seconds before settling down.• The frog reached the stream and jumped in with a plop.• He eyed them and tossed the small ones over his shoulder into the water with a plop.• Three quiet days went past in the slow slap and plop of the river.• And suddenly, with the water, out came the long slimy newt straight into the glass, plop!• A prim plop as it landed, sank.• It came out with a sickening plop and a gushing gout of blood.with a plop• He eyed them and tossed the small ones over his shoulder into the water with a plop.
plopplop2 verb (plopped, plopping) 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]SOUND to fall somewhere, making a sound like something dropping into waterplop into/out of/onto etc 🔊 The frog plopped back into the pond.2 [transitive]PUT to drop something, especially into a liquid, so that it makes a soundplop something into something 🔊 I plopped a couple of ice cubes into the drink.3 → plop (yourself) down→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
plop• The hobo could not flow, could not plop.• The frog plopped back into the river.• Our friend Joan strolls into the bank and plops down $ 100 to open an account.• Carefully, slowly, not at all certain why, they plopped down on to the branch.• Tom plopped himself askew in one of the Venetian chairs.• The green ones held on tighter, didn't plop into her palms but had to be tugged.• Although I was evading the wall and finding the goal, the ball was plopping into the net.• Noah threw a stone high into the air and it plopped into the river.• Several letters plopped onto the doormat.• The gas plops out, and I butter the toast listening to matches struck in the dark.
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Verb table
plop
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyplop
he, she, itplops
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyplopped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave plopped
he, she, ithas plopped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad plopped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill plop
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have plopped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam plopping
he, she, itis plopping
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you, we, theyare plopping
Past
I, he, she, itwas plopping
you, we, theywere plopping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been plopping
he, she, ithas been plopping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been plopping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be plopping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been plopping
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