How to sign drop in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Definition:

Let fall or cancel

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you and next to each other. Then, change your hands into a "5" handshape and move your hands down.

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Sequential Breakdown of drop

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First Frame of drop

End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for drop
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.
Dominant Handshape for drop
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for drop
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.
Non-Dominant Handshape for drop
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

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