EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DRY UP
Why is it that when ink is spilled it dries up, but when it is in the bottle it does not dry up?
His voice seemed to wither and dry up gradually in his throat.
You fellows are making too much noise there, and the doctor wants you to dry up.
I'll tell you how to dry up all the love and kindness you may have.
How long, then, will it take to dry up this fountain of death?
It must dry up the sources of energy and undermine the independence of the individual.
The weather was so cold that it seemed to dry up the skin and crack it open.
If you keep on thinking you'll dry up, like a New England school-marm.
As soon might they dry up the Atlantic, and stop the revolutions of the globe.
But the conversation began to dry up; and they repeated themselves.