We knew the Bush tax cuts were expiring, we knew the sequestration cuts were coming in.
They already knew about Stalin expiring, as that was what the amnesty was for.
Later generations of medieval copyists would do the same—inserting doctrinal formulae into the mouths of expiring martyrs.
When his options were within two hours of expiring he called on Ford & Carter.
"But he will come," she thought swiftly, to cover the pang of that expiring hope.
After a time I went down to where he lay, and found him expiring.
"'It's a blinkin' day-dream," returned Joe, forcing the car to an expiring spurt.
All, however, was darkness, save the expiring embers in the grate.
The grant, however, was expiring, and he petitioned the queen that it might be renewed.
Silver and gold, and precious stones flash back the expiring light of the flickering lamps.
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.