The top of the island gives way to a sudden drop down to the sea on the island's back side.
In this form, a sudden drop would not be a problem.
A sudden drop to this level would be enough to destroy any man's will to live.
A sudden drop in the wind told her the worst was over.
Otherwise, people may risk a sudden drop in their living standard when they retire.
Either wait it out or sell if there's a sudden drop in interest rates.
You may also develop a sudden drop in blood pressure.
A sudden drop in the share price can prevent you from getting any fresh investment.
Andrea had gained about 10 points in the last week before its sudden drop.
The sudden drop in his voice scared Harry even more.
He added that the budget office projections for the next few years did not consider a sharp downturn in the economy.
In May, the last month with figures available, retail trade had its sharpest downturn since the 1980's.
The global financial crisis led to a sharp downturn in 2008.
He will never play a full season and his production will take a sharp downturn in a few years.
As a result, he maintained, "the market is possibly due for a sharp downturn."
In the 1970s, Western economies were suffering a sharp downturn.
I'm afraid that we are on a sharp downturn at the moment.
A sharp new downturn in the housing market could threaten the recovery.
The American economy then took a sharp downturn, lasting for 13 months through most of 1938.
For those reasons and others, stocks have seen a sharp downturn in the last few weeks.
Why should women accept anything less than a sharp decrease in all categories of this terrible crime?
In this period, the population of the Jixi region experienced a sharp decrease.
The company attributed the loss primarily to higher interest expenses and a sharp decrease in its delivery of television programs.
Patrons becoming scared off due to safety concerns led to a sharp decrease in business.
This percentage represents a sharp decrease from a figure of 18% in the early 20th century.
In this same one-year period, however, there was a sharp decrease among white football players, from 61 percent to 55.
One result was a sharp decrease in the costs of electrical service.
By comparison, in 1996, attendance was about 317,100, which represented a sharp decrease from previous years.
But there are reasons to believe that the sharp decrease is reversing.
There is a limit to the increase because higher temperatures lead to a sharp decrease in reaction rates.
Mark touched his hat, and said, with a very sudden decrease of vivacity, that he was going to Salisbury.
Hearing loss is a sudden or gradual decrease in how well you can hear.
Has a sudden, noticeable decrease in school performance.
The sudden decrease of the 1995 records was due to the late census in the province.
However, United delayed the route to June 30, 2010, due to the sudden decrease in international travel.
In both cases, patients will notice a sudden decrease in vision.
Any relatively sudden decrease in visual acuity is always a cause for concern.
Rarely, a sudden decrease or loss of hearing, sometimes with ringing in the ears and dizziness, may occur.
The admission startled me, and the last few words came out weakly, with a sudden decrease of breath.
Hearing loss, also known as hearing impairment, is a sudden or gradual decrease in the ability to hear.