drop\ a\ line

• drop a line
• shoot a line
v. phr.
To write someone a short letter or note.

Please drop me a line when you get to Paris; I'd like to know that you've arrived safely.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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