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    navi tasan is offline Key Member
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    Can you say:
    "I ran it out."
    "I ran out my account."
    "I ran out my credit."

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    None of them sound very natural to me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan
    Can you say:
    "I ran it out."
    "I ran out my account."
    "I ran out my credit."
    A person can "run out of money", "run out of milk", "run out of bread", etc., but "ran it out" is a phrase I am unfamiliar with.

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    It could be possible if a context were designed, but otherwise, no.

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