French translation of 'dry up'
1. (= lose water) [reservoir, well] se tarir
2. (= come to an end) [supply, activity] s’arrêter
3. [speaker] sécher ⧫ rester sec
4. (= wipe dishes) essuyer la vaisselle
separable transitive verbdry
to dry up the dishes essuyer la vaisselle
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Then mortgages dried up and house prices plummeted.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Output of the hormone dries up completely in sufferers and they have to inject it themselves two or three times a day.The Sun (2013)
The flood of unsolicited credit cards arriving through the post dried up and banks grew less liberal with credit limits.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Sympathy has not completely dried up for the detainees.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translation of dry up from the Collins English to French Dictionary