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high and dry

adjective

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unable to act or achieve one's purpose
  • the inadequate supplies of vaccine left many people high and dry when the flu season arrived

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The first known use of high and dry was in 1727

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“High and dry.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/high%20and%20dry. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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