run out of time

run out of time

To no longer have any time to finish some task or activity. I felt pretty good about how I Was doing on the test, but then I ran out of time before I got through the final section. Let's try to polish up some of the details on the project before we run out of time.
See also: of, out, run, time

run out of time

to have used up most of the allotted time; to have no time left. You have just about run out of time. I ran out of time before I could finish the test.
See also: of, out, run, time