Unlike those products, expensive drugs need to be refrigerated, and they expire.
After two years, the middle-class cuts would also expire unless Congress paid for them with offsetting savings or tax increases.
But first, this Congress needs to restore the unemployment insurance you just let expire for 1.6 million people.
To pull off the former, Obama literally has to do nothing—the tax breaks are slated to expire on their own.
The Bush tax cuts and payroll-tax cuts will expire and automatic cuts kick in from the last failed debt-ceiling negotiations.
Joans twelve-hour time limit in Arret will expire at one oclock tomorrow morning.
He was hunted like a wild beast, till ready to expire with fatigue.
His expectations were not realized, and he returned to his own country to expire before reaching his home.
Rosseter's lease of the building was to expire in the following year.
If he can't himself decide on a goal he may as well curl up and expire, for the root of the matter is not in him.
c.1400, "to die," from Middle French expirer (12c.) "expire, elapse," from Latin expirare/exspirare "breathe out, breathe one's last, die," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + spirare "to breathe" (see spirit). "Die" is the older sense in English; that of "breathe out" is first attested 1580s. Of laws, patents, treaties, etc., mid-15c. Related: Expired; expiring.
expire ex·pire (ĭk-spīr')
v. ex·pired, ex·pir·ing, ex·pires
To breathe one's last breath; die.