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Dry Spell ( a period of time without success ... )

"Dry Spell"



A "dry spell" originally refers to a period of time when there is no rain.

Example: "We've been having quite a dry spell lately; it hasn't rained in over two weeks."



Likewise, to have a "dry spell" is to go through a period of time when one is not getting something that one wants.

Example: "Sam is a great salesman, though lately he's been having a bit of a dry spell."



Even the best professional atheletes have "dry spells"; periods of time when they don't play as well as they usually do.





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