Karzai had always spent freely the money provided by the CIA and other agencies; when it dried up, he quickly ran out.
The Gandamack, like many other places, has dried up as a result of the crackdown.
As those loans have dried up, the average price that buyers in majority-minority neighborhoods can offer has fallen precipitously.
Although his money has dried up and his poll numbers are in a tailspin, Gibbons insists he is running for reelection next year.
So, as funding for all cancer research has dried up in recent years, it's been especially hard hit.
But the sun's warm rays made it droop, and as it had no root, in a few days it was all dried up.
I'm empty and dried up, too, but I'm not ready to be thrown away.
Two burning tears sparkled in the eyes of Franz, but they dried up instantly.
Streaks of blood had run as far as the shoulder in thin threads that had dried up.
One day, however, a Bonde washed a horse that had the glanders at the spring, when it at once dried up.
Old English dryge, from Proto-Germanic *draugiz (cf. Middle Low German dröge, Middle Dutch druge, Dutch droog, Old High German trucchon, German trocken, Old Norse draugr), from PIE *dreug-.
Meaning "barren" is mid-14c. Of humor or jests, early 15c. (implied in dryly); as "uninteresting, tedious" from 1620s. Of places prohibiting alcoholic drink, 1870 (but dry feast, one at which no liquor is served, is from late 15c.; colloquial dry (n.) "prohibitionist" is 1888, American English). Dry goods (1708) were those measured out in dry, not liquid, measure. Dry land (that not under the sea) is from early 13c. Dry run is from 1940s.
Old English drygan, related to dry (adj.). Related: Dried; drying. Of the two agent noun spellings, drier is the older (1520s), while dryer (1874) was first used of machines. Dry out in the drug addiction sense is from 1967. Dry up "stop talking" is 1853.
A person who favors the prohibition of alcoholic drink (1888+)