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Dry Up

How to Conjugate Dry Up

  • Infinitive: Dry Up
  • Present Tense: Dry Up/ Dries Up
  • -ing Form: Drying Up
  • Past Tense: Dried Up
  • Past Participle: Dried Up
Dry Up is a separable phrasal verb and has 2 definitions.

Definitions of Dry Up:

1. When all the liquid and/or moisture evaporates.

Examples: The streets will dry up once the sun is out.
Please dry up the sink with a towel.

2. When the supply or amount of something is completely gone.

Examples: A study showed that a mother’s breast milk could dry up quickly, which can pose a problem for mothers who breastfeed their babies.
Canada is the largest exporter of petroleum, so it better not dry up.

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