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Idiom of the week – Run out (of something)

Posted by englishlessons on October 11, 2012

Definition:

to have nothing remaining (of something)

Examples:

I couldn’t finish the test. I ran out of time.

I planned to bake a cake, but I ran out of flour, so I have to go to the store first.

Picture it:

Picture yourself trying to complete a task without the necessary ingredient/requirement.

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