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A small round sweet made of chocolate.
- ‘Flowers, doggie chocolate drops, even a new outfit lets a dog know she isn't just another notch in your bedpost.’
- ‘As if being played out in slow motion, the grenade landed on Matt's desk, rolled, made a fading mournful whistle, and fell open, spilling a handful of chocolate drops across the files on the desk top.’
- ‘They come in the form of chocolate drops and are very easy to use.’
- ‘As well as two shoulder keys, it has a full complement of proper PS2 buttons, including an invaluable analogue joystick that looks like a chocolate drop.’
- ‘I'm even thinking to make them to take with me to my in-laws for Christmas, instead of the chocolate drops that I normally bake… and those chocolate drops are really good.’
- ‘Now slimline Susie is enjoying a new lease of life after she changed her usual diet of chocolate drops for a controlled low-calorie dog food substitute.’
- ‘Kids, messing, used to call me a chocolate drop, but I don't think Irish people are racist.’
- ‘It took me a moment to realise that I had a handful of chocolate drops.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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