Drain someone or something of wealth or resources: the railroads claimed that personnel costs were bleeding them dry
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- The attorney said that they bled Limbaugh dry, but also said the money involved was ‘about several hundred thousand dollars’.
- They were the men who took money off him, who bled him dry.
- If the forces immediately outside London are bled dry as a result of an attempt to switch finance from one part of the country to another, ultimately, the risks of doing that will be enormous.