run out of gas


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run out of gas

to lose the energy or interest to continue run out of steam I think our team ran out of gas toward the end of the game's first quarter.
Etymology: based on the idea that when a vehicle has no more fuel it will stop moving
See also: gas, of, out, run

run out of gas

in. to lose momentum or interest. I hope I don’t run out of gas before I finish what I set out to do.
See also: gas, of, out, run