run short›if you run short of something, you have too little of it left: The bank has been plagued for months by speculation that it is running short ofcapital.›if something runs short, there is little of it left: Time is for a deal to get done.In two months food will run short.
Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014
by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them
informal a Twitter celebrity; (more specifically, someone who has more than 1,000 followers on Twitter) There were a few old and a few new faces, including a tweleb or two. Expect to see and hear more from these cool kids.