After several days, he began to run short on ideas.
Time runs short and we have a lot of work to do.
Their time is running short and they'll want to be gone tomorrow at the latest.
Couldn't blame the girl, but he was running a bit short.
And time is running too short for me to remain conservative in my plans.
Altogether, about 100 families told him they would run short before the end of winter.
We had not been in the camp long before food supplies began to run short.
If they were already using the hay, they'd likely run short before spring.
Time runs short for them, and it is already autumn.
But he suspended the effort because time was running short to complete a strong agreement.