Значение идиомы run out

[run out] {v.} 1a. To come to an end; be used up.

Jerry almostgot across the brook on the slippery stones but his luck ran out andhe slipped and fell.

We’d better do our Christmas shopping; timeis running out.

Syn.: GIVE OUT. 1b. To use all of the supply; betroubled by not having enough.

The car ran out of gas three milesfrom town.

Millie never runs out of ideas for clever partydecorations.

Compare: RUN SHORT. 2. {informal} To force to leave;expel.

Federal agents ran the spies out of the country.