Phrasal Verbs Using 'Dry'

Dry off

Dry something quickly, or dry the surface

Example:I had a shower and DRIED myself OFF.

Dry out

Stop drinking or taking drugs when addicted

Example:He checked into a clinic to DRY OUT after being arrested for drink-driving.

Dry out

Dry something fully

Example:They DRIED the fruit OUT in the sun.

Dry up

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

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

Dry up

Stop being supplied with something

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

Dry up

Be unable to speak

Example:She DRIED UP in the press conference.

Dry up

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

Example:I washed and DRIED UP.

Dry up

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

Example:I DRIED the dishes UP.