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  1. run dry, dry outverb

    become empty of water

    "The river runs dry in the summer"

    dry out, dry

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  1. Chelsea Manning:

    After this upload, that's all I really have got left, curious eyes never run dry in my experience.

  2. Victor Hugo:

    At the shrine of friendship never say die, let the wine of friendship never run dry. (Les Miserables)

  3. Punchi Banda Herath:

    It happened to me in 2011 and again in 2013, there were floods earlier in the year, but by the time I went to do the planting toward the end of the year there was no water left. The small reservoirs in this region can't hold that much water when it rains, and run dry very fast when drought sets in.

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