What is run short?

  • (verb): To be spent or finished.
    Synonyms: run low, go

Famous quotes containing the words short and/or run:

    Lord, what a change within us one short hour
    Spent in Thy presence will avail to make!
    Richard Chenevix Trench (1807–1886)

    If youth but knew; if age but could.
    Wives in their husbands’ absences grow subtler,
    And daughters sometimes run off with the butler.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)