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dry up

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Verb

Infinitive
dry up

Third person singular
dries up

Simple past
dried up

Past participle
-

Present participle
drying up

dry up (third-person singular simple present dries up, present participle drying up, simple past and past participle dried up)
  1. (intransitive) To become dry; to lose water
    I'll go shopping when it dries up.
  2. (transitive) To manually dry dishes
    I'll dry up if you wash up.
  3. (idiomatic) To cease to exist; to disappear
    When our money's dried up, we'll have to get proper jobs.

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