wring dry

idiom

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

Examples of wring dry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Plunge the dill into the ice bath to stop the cooking, then remove and wring dry. Michael A. Gardiner, San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 June 2022

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“Wring dry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wring%20dry. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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