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    to drop his presence on the school run into conversation

    Hello everybody!

    He makes sure to drop his presence on the school run into conversation; he lets it be known that he is hip to the new rules of conscientious dadding.

    Does "to drop his presence on the school run into conversation" mean "to mention in a conversation with someone that one carries out one's duty to bring one's children to and from school by car"?

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    #2

    Re: to drop his presence on the school run into conversation

    Yes, it does.

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    Re: to drop his presence on the school run into conversation

    I have not run across "dadding" before. It is difficult to find it an a major dictionary.

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    Re: to drop his presence on the school run into conversation

    It could be a useful verb as it's not the same as fathering.

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    Re: to drop his presence on the school run into conversation

    Too close to "diddling" for my taste.

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    #6

    Re: to drop his presence on the school run into conversation

    Somewhere in the middle.

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    Re: to drop his presence on the school run into conversation

    If it was "daddying", it would sound more natural although I've never heard it before.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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