run out of time

idiom

: to have no more time to do or complete something
We ran out of time and didn't finish the project.

Examples of run out of time in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His closing argument was mostly about how Hinojosa had run out of time. Jessica Lussenhop, ProPublica, 15 June 2023 The home stretch of the season felt incredibly rushed, as if Sudeikis and the other producers(*) had run out of time even though most episodes had ballooned to 60-odd minutes. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 31 May 2023 Colton Point is a pending RFA that appears to have run out of time to make a name in the Stars organization. Dallas News, 2 July 2022 But urgency bills require approval of two-thirds of legislators in both houses, and the effort could run out of time before the Legislature adjourns later this week. Patrick McGreevy, Los Angeles Times, 7 Sep. 2021 Although the link between high listener availability and cognitive resilience was found among adults younger than 65, older adults haven't run out of time to bring that form of social support into their lives to aid brain health. Kristen Rogers, CNN, 16 Aug. 2021 Clemens and Bonds have run out of time, and now Clemens’ fate will likely end up in the hands of Today’s Game Committee that will vote in December. Bob Nightengale, USA TODAY, 24 Jan. 2022 Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. has run out of time. BostonGlobe.com, 23 Dec. 2021 Senator Elizabeth Warren says Wells Fargo has run out of time to fix the many internal problems that have harmed its customers. Bill Hardekopf, Forbes, 17 Sep. 2021

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“Run out of time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/run%20out%20of%20time. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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