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But tell me about Oakdale and how you happened to pop up there just when we needed you most.

McCabe, too, and some of the other men were inclined to pop up when she least expected them.

Then you pop up in a blizzard in the middle of the night an' cut me loose.

So our vegetables will be wonders if they pop up in ten days time.

They pop up their heads when disturbed by people treading on their houses.

Tied down as he was, a dozen promising clues might pop up, which he would have no chance whatever of investigating.

Words, even mere things, can pop up with such unlooked-for allusions.

I sincerely hope that they will pop up again, just as you have told me they have done so many times in the past.

They pop up disturbingly when least expected, confusing the mind and altering pre-conceived opinions.

Other Moros also began to pop up at the edge of the forest, and we had a bit of a scrimmage, lively enough while it lasted.

WORD ORIGIN

"a hit with an explosive sound," c.1400, of imitative origin. Meaning "flavored carbonated beverage" is from 1812.

Sense of "ice cream on a stick" is from 1923 (see popsicle). Meaning "the (brief) time of a 'pop'" is from 1530s. Pop goes the weasel, a country dance, was popular 1850s in school yards, with organ grinders, at court balls, etc.

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