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Meaning of “run out of steam” in the English Dictionary

"run out of steam" in British English

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run out of steam

to ​suddenlylose the ​energy or ​interest to ​continue doing what you are doing: The ​peacetalksseem to have ​run out of steam.
(Definition of run out of steam from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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