At the drop of a hat is an idiom that you might have come across a few times.
It is quite normal for us to listen to someone using an idiom fluently in a sentence, and yet we wouldn’t know its meaning.
In today’s video I explain the meaning of “at the drop of a hat” and also share how it is used in sentences with examples.
The idiom “at the drop of a hat” means to do something without any hesitation. When someone does something instantly, without any second thought, it is denoted as “at the drop of a hat”.
Examples for how to use the idiom “at the drop of a hat” in sentences:
If I don’t have these commitments, I’d quit this job at the drop of a hat.
She said yes to my proposal at the drop of a hat.