trickle away

trickle away

[for a liquid] to seep or dribble away. All the water trickled away down the drain. After the last of the spilled milk had trickled away, Timmy began to cry.
See also: away, trickle
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Dave So when news of his death came through last week, I felt another happy part of my childhood trickle away.
That breakthrough paved the way for a string of other US screen roles, transforming the veteran actor's career at an age many see work trickle away - and helped push him for his latest, greatest part, as King Lear on the stage of Shakespeare's Globe in London.
His slip against Chelsea allowed Demba Ba to score - and Liverpool's hopes of winning a first Premier League title began to trickle away.
They're solid when you get them, but they soon liquefy and when you liquidate, your gains trickle away.
Both firms use overbooking to guarantee a taker for each aircraft produced, mimicking the technique used by airlines to fill seats, meaning some unfilled orders will trickle away.
I am absolutely thrilled have " Hulking left-hander Stokes survived an uberconfident lbw appeal first ball from Jeetan Patel and later survived from his one major liberty when he fluffed a reverse sweep off the New Zealand spinne and saw it trickle away for one of his five boundaries.
Sunday got his foot to the ball first after Ghazanfar and his defenders thought the ball would trickle away for a goal-kick but the Nigerian showed great presence of mind to chase a losing cause and put his team in front.
The Mountaineers tied it when Happy, looking to fake a shot and pass to sophomore Connor Bernard, saw the puck trickle away from him but end up sliding between Gorrie's pads at 7:57 of the third.
She works those out and the injuries just trickle away.
New jingles will be played and mentions of BRMB will trickle away during the week.
If the Chinese decide to start paying for their Iranian purchases strictly in yuan, expect the trickle away from the dollar in energy pricing to become a stampede.
We all wish the process of fueling up at the gas pump was a bit speedier, if only to dull the pain of watching dollars trickle away.
All the good intentions behind last year's decimal odds trial were allowed to trickle away in the wake of a mixed response from a small number of interested parties and now the old-style odds that remain have become even more of a mathematical assault course for the uninitiated.
One heads off to the Buxton Water plant, three trickle away unused under the ancient Old Hall Hotel, and one bubbles up through a drinking fountain opposite Buxton's famous crescent - soon to be turned into a swanky pounds 32m spa hotel.
Toon fans need no reminding of how runaway leads at the top of the pile can be lost after watching a mammoth advantage trickle away in the 1995/96 Premier League campaign.