Definition of 'run dry'
Example sentences containing 'run dry'
The well has well and truly run dry.The Sun (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
We don't want the well to run dry.The Sun (2015)
That is all very well until the runs dry up, as they have in this series.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
After that, our well runs dry.The Constraints of Corporate Tradition (1987)
The well was running dry.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
One in ten of the world's main rivers now runs dry at some point each year before it can reach the sea.Times, Sunday Times (2007) The Sun (2016)
He could do with some runs now, the well having run dry since Cardiff.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2012) The Sun (2006)
Given the snail's pace of our roadworks, the oil wells would have run dry before the first lane was finished.The Sun (2009)
That the money has run dry will make a coherent reform plan for the public realm more, rather than less, important.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
While rivers and ponds ran dry across the country, restaurant tables were finding their way outside onto London pavements for the first time.AUTHENTICITY: Brands, Fakes, Spin and the Lust for Real Life (2003)
Definition of run dry from the Collins English Dictionary