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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of drone.


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  • It would be very hard for a member of the Culture to kill someone else (it would be considered very strange to even want to) but if you did do this you would be slap-droned, which is having a drone follow you around forever, making sure you didn't do it again.


  • Many memories created during 4-H years (2 comments) frankchristian: Friedman, the great thinker. he has "droned" on, with the previously worn out theories concerning the destruction of our planet because of our use ... stories

  • John Edwards can talk passionately about a lot of things, but today he kind of droned on until the last 10 minutes.”

    Daily Digest: 9/28/07

  • I tried hard to stop thinking about the turbulence and focus on the in-flight movie, and it must have worked because when the credits started rolling two hours later, I was horrified to realize that we were still holding hands as we droned our way across the Atlantic, particularly as the turbulence had stopped around an hour and a half ago.

    Kim Carillo: The Day Prince William's Pal Held My Husband's Hand and Other In-Flight Shockers

  • The voice droned on, and Derek stared at the image in fascination.


  • The preacher droned on about the ending of the world.

    Chalk Dust Hands

  • Something made me think of those young people as he droned on, gazing into his beer.

    Sullen Months, Möbius Strips

  • Mock droned on about how the Collins poem has an allusion to someone named Petrarch and how the poem plays on sonnet love conventions.

    Learning About Sonnets

  • Clinton was an hour late for the Tuesday afternoon rally at the Palmer House and droned on for another hour, sending dozens of the few hundred Democrats in attendance for the exits.

    Party Like It's 1994

  • Bart had stopped playing but the drum machine droned on.

    ceciliatan: Blinded By The Light


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