décrocher

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décrocher

  1. to unhook, to remove from a hook
  2. to pick up, to pick up the phone, to start a telephone conversation.
  3. (aeronautics) To stall.
  4. to pick up, get one's hands on
  5. to withdraw (from drugs, alcohol, etc.)
  6. to drop out of school
    Il a décroché de l'école à l'âge de douze ans.
    He dropped out of school at twelve.
  7. to abandon an interest or activity ; to separate oneself from a person, group, idea, identity, etc.
    J'ai décroché du parti après le chaos de la dernière élection.
    I left the (political) party after the chaos of the last election.

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