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Related to drops the ball: get off the ground, at first, put on airs, swept up, stroll around, cut some slack, give it a shot

Drop

Refers to over-the-counter trading. Remove from OTC trading list; hence, no longer making a market in a security.

Drop

To remove a security from a list of securities for which a dealer serves as a counterparty in the over-the-counter market.
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Following a short dribble, Player 3 passes to Player 1 who, in turn, drops the ball back to #4.
PHOTO Cleveland's Aileen Arens (29) is safe at home as Taft's catcher Sarah Cartee drops the ball in Tuesday's game.
A technologist creates a killer product, hands it over to marketing, and marketing drops the ball," says Kristin Zhivago.