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    Smile get the drop on me

    In the sentence below, what does "get the drop on me" mean?

    I "let" the Bane get the drop on me, thinking it was the best way to find out where the Suicide Squad was taking the villains.

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    Re: get the drop on me

    "to get the drop on someone" is to be faster on the draw with a gun. In this context it seems the speaker aimed to be arrested in order to find out where the villains are taken.

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    Re: get the drop on me

    Hi dilermando,

    There is a very helpful link concerning the matter in question:

    get the drop on: Information from



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