pop in


1. to go in quickly or for a short time






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pop in to say Hello, pop in to the shop

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'Pop in'  is a phrasal verb which means to go into a place for a short time or enter somewhere briefly. "I'm just going to pop in to visit my friend on the way home." This is a casual expression usually used in social or casual conversation.

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  1. Oh, the show is about to start, I'm just going to pop in to the bathroom before it begins.
  2. I'd love to pop in to the office to introduce myself.
  3. I was passing your house, so I just popped in to say Hello.

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  1. We have a high level of security in our building, so it can be difficult for potential clients to pop in.
  2. One major advantage of having an outlet in the station is that footfall is high and people tend to pop in to browse while waiting for their train.

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call in a chin-wag

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