run out of something

run out of something
run out (of (something)) to have no more of something.

He just ran out of ideas.

Time simply ran out.


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  • run out of something — ˌrun ˈout (of sth) derived to use up or finish a supply of sth • We ran out of fuel. • Could I have a cigarette? I seem to have run out. Main entry: ↑runderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • run out of — run out (of (something)) to have no more of something. He just ran out of ideas. Time simply ran out …   New idioms dictionary

  • run out — (of (something)) to have no more of something. He just ran out of ideas. Time simply ran out …   New idioms dictionary

  • run out — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you run out of something, you have no more of it left. to run out of steam → see steam [V P of n] They have run out of ideas... [V P of n] We re running out of time... [V …   English dictionary

  • run out of time — ► to have no time left to finish something or get to a place: »We re running out of time the report has to be ready for the meeting tonight. Main Entry: ↑run …   Financial and business terms

  • run afoul of something — run afoul of (someone/something) to act in a way not allowed by rules or the law. Rodman ran afoul of the team s rules and was kept out of the next game. He ran afoul of his supervisor, who complained to the mayor about his work …   New idioms dictionary

  • run out — phrasal verb Word forms run out : present tense I/you/we/they run out he/she/it runs out present participle running out past tense ran out past participle run out 1) [intransitive] to use all of something and not have any left run out of: Many… …   English dictionary

  • run out — UK US run out Phrasal Verb with run({{}}/rʌn/ verb (running, ran, run) ► to finish, use, or sell all of something, so that there is none left: run out of sth »We are about to run out of paper and toner. »The order for more forms should be placed… …   Financial and business terms

  • ˌrun ˈout — phrasal verb 1) to use all of something and not have any left Many hospitals are running out of money.[/ex] 2) if something such as money or time runs out, there is no more of it left They returned home from South Africa when their money ran… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • run out — verb a) To use up; to consume all of something. If this hot weather continues, we will run out of ice cream. b) to expire, to come to an end My driving licence runs out next week, so I had better renew it now …   Wiktionary

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