What is run short?

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

Famous quotes containing the words short and/or run:

    It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time.
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)

    You’ll wait a long, long time for anything much
    To happen in heaven beyond the floats of cloud
    And the Northern Lights that run like tingling nerves.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)