run dry

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run dry

To run out of something; to use all of what's available. A: "I'll take another beer, please." B: "Sorry, Bob, we've run dry." It seems that the senator's goodwill in the area is running dry.
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run dry

(especially of a source of money or information) be completely used up.
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run ˈdry

stop supplying water; be all used so that none is left: The wells in most villages in the region have run dry.Vaccine supplies started to run dry as the flu outbreak reached epidemic proportions.
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