Phrasal Verb: Dry up

Phrasal Verb: Dry up


Meaning: Lose all the water from a river, lake, source, etc

Example: The lake DRIED UP because of the water extraction for cotton farming.

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Phrasal Verb: Dry up


Meaning: Stop being supplied with something

Example: His income DRIED UP when cheaper options became available.

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Phrasal Verb: Dry up


Meaning: Be unable to speak

Example: She DRIED UP in the press conference.

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Phrasal Verb: Dry up


Meaning: Dry plates, dishes, cutlery, etc, after washing them up

Example: I washed and DRIED UP.

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Phrasal Verb: Dry up


Meaning: Dry plates, dishes, cutlery, etc, after washing them up

Example: I DRIED the dishes UP.

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