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run dry

to be all used completely We have been told the Social Security trust fund will run dry in a few more years because so many people will be retiring.
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The transfer of the water into the Von Bach Dam is anticipated to start on 1 November 2010 and will take some time to be finalized hence, the shifting of the run dry date from April to January 2012.
Residents said they are forced to take the filthy water from the nearby lakes as taps have run dry.
Also, as the feed tanks occasionally run dry the ability for Hydra-Cell seal-less pumps to operate safely without flow, eliminated other maintenance issues.
Memories of the 2000 fuel crisis, when so many of us saw our petrol tanks run dry, have never disappeared.
Several large rivers now run dry for at least part of the year, and lakes are shrinking.
These pumps can run dry without damage and do not have cups, packings and seals resulting in fewer problems, less maintenance and longer pump life.
Exploring predictable responses to each of these diverse options, Powerdown is a timely and urgent call to action before our time runs out and our energy resources run dry.
IMR's focus on gravity and low-pressure permanent mold casting systems led the firm to display and run dry cycles on a complete, automated gravity permanent mold pouring and casting cell.
CHINA -- Faced with the prediction that its gas and oil reserves will run dry within 30 years, China began construction of its first fuel-ethanol plant last November.
Hitting the wall" is the dreaded moment experienced by many marathoners when your muscle glycogen stores run dry and the body shuts down.
A MILLION panic-buyers have stockpiled seven million litres of petrol, causing many areas of the country to run dry.
Romeo and Juliet, however, proved that the well had not entirely run dry.
He has bent to the European Community on monetary stability, aware that the old inflationary pump priming has run dry, and has presided over the largest withering away of the state in French history.
In case if sufficient inflows are not received during this rainy season, dams from which the City of Windhoek (CoW) draws its water are expected to run dry within 14 months.
Otherwise, some of our pumps may also begin to run dry," he added.