Idiom: (to) drop a hint
Rudolph: Hey Dasher, what kind of gift are you getting for your girlfriend this holiday season?
Dasher: Wait. You’ll find out after the holiday season.
Rudolph: Oh, come on, drop me a hint! It’s not my gift.
Dasher: No way! It’s a big surprise.
Manny: Hey, how much money are you asking for this event?
Floyd: More money than you can imagine.
Manny: Really? At least drop a hint. Everyone wants to know.
Floyd: I don’t really want to talk about that.
Meaning: "To drop a hint" is another way of expressing “give me a hint” or another way of asking for more details. It’s often used amongst friends and close colleagues.
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