wring dry

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Definition of wring dry

: to squeeze until almost all of the liquid is gone The rag was wrung dry.

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“Wring dry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wring%20dry. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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