Bleed dry - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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bleed somebody/something dry
to use up everything someone or something has available The city is losing money at a rate that eventually will bleed it dry. I'm worried that the medical bills will bleed my parents dry.
Etymology: based on the idea of a person losing so much blood that they die
bleed somebody dry
to take someone's money until most or all of it has gone Repayments on the new furniture were bleeding me dry.
References in periodicals archive
And for you Mrs Walker, I ask almighty God to give you a heart for forgiveness so your heart doesn't bleed dry
Their victims, or prey, as they prefer to call the unlucky ones, are bitten, slashed and hung up by the feet to bleed dry
while the brothers gorge on their blood.
These are factors which tire players, damaging the quality of games and bleed dry
the pockets of the supporters.