Definition of drop someone a line in English:

drop someone a line


  • Send someone a note or letter in a casual manner.

    ‘drop me a line at the usual address’
    • ‘So if you're interested and in town over the festive period then drop me a line and I'll send you details.’
    • ‘And when he dropped me a line about it, my reaction was the same.’
    • ‘Thank you if you've ever commented or dropped me a line about something - it's always hugely appreciated, and shows I must be doing something right.’
    • ‘I couldn't find an email address on your site, so I thought I'd just drop you a line here.’
    • ‘So in the spirit of the season and for old times sake, we just thought we'd drop you a line to say thanks.’
    • ‘If you would like to cash in by selling your collection to us then please drop us a line with both a description and an image.’
    • ‘We also hope to get the bus companies involved in helping out, and if anyone can help us financially, or with banners, they can drop us a line.’
    • ‘If you want to make a case for your hometown, please drop us a line.’
    • ‘If you're interested in applying or would like to find out more, drop us a line.’
    • ‘They're on the lookout for designers who want to submit art for use on their site, so if you're interested please drop them a line.’
    correspond, write a letter, communicate, get in touch, keep in touch, keep in contact