out of money or another resources, such as energy
With Republicans now ruling Congress, both those messages are tapped out.
But, there is still one more avenue for tapped out donors to give, super PACs.
Abdul might drive a short-term ratings boost, he says, but soon that will be—sorry—all tapped out.
The story was snapped over the wires as the bent fingers of the operator at Robertson tapped out the facts.
Quickly he tapped out a copy of the strange, taunting message.
He followed her across the corridor and into a tube portal, watched as she tapped out a setting.
Brander chuckled softly; he tapped out his pipe in his palm and tossed the glowing ember over the rail.
Fanny was the first to reappear, and, whilst waiting for her sister, she tapped out a new music-hall melody on the piano.
Nervously, at very slow speed, she tapped out in Morse code that the train had been washed off the track.
Tom grinned and tapped out a command on the keyboard: Move backward.
To solicit money from; beg or borrow from; HIT someone, touch: I tapped my brother for another two hundred (1940s+)