run out of time

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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
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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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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