'Out' is definitely not acceptable; 'up' doesn't sound very natural to me,Does courage dry up or dry out?
I don't really understand what they mean by 'the expansion of dryness'According to "English preposition explained" dry out means the expansion of dryness.
I'd just leave them out to dry.We can let forks and spoons in the sun to dry out but can we let them dry up as well?
I started to answer the interviewer's difficult question, but I just dried up halfway through. I couldn't get any more words iut of my mouth.How to use dry up metaphorically.
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