What is run short?

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

Famous quotes containing the words short and/or run:

    You can write anything you want to,—a six-act blank verse, symbolic tragedy or a vulgar short, short story. Just so that you write it with honesty and gusto, and do not try to make somebody believe that you are smarter than you are. What’s the use? You can never be smarter than you are.
    Brenda Ueland (1891–1985)

    “... Estelle’s run off.”
    “Yes, what’s it all about? When did she go?”
    “Two weeks since.”
    “She’s in earnest, it appears.”
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)