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dry up

phrasal verb with dry
 
 
/draɪ/ verb [I, T]
END If a supply of something dries up, it ends: The work dried up and he went out of business.Failing and doing badly
WATER If a river or lake dries up, the water in it disappears.Dry weather, arid conditions and dryness
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