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get the drop on someone

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get the drop on someone

verb phrase

To get someone in an inferior or threatened position; seize the advantage: I got the drop on him with that question about oil (1869+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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