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DRY. Used figuratively, it signifies that which produces nothing; as, dry exchange; dry rent; rent seek.

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to cast a certain amount of this sort of dryish bread upon the waters, in the hope that it will widen the play audience in general and lead it to an appreciation of better things".
Add ricotta and fry, breaking up with a wooden spoon, until dryish, 6 to 10 minutes (the bottom of the pan will probably get a little brown).
For main course he ordered murgh rezala (PS6.95), a medium dish of chicken tikka in a dryish but thick sauce with tomatoes, onions, ground almond powder, capsicum cream.
For main course he ordered murgh rezala ([pounds sterling]6.95), a medium dish of chicken tikka in a dryish but thick sauce with tomatoes, onions, ground almond powder, capsicum cream.
Somehow I imagine that the first intelligible sound a caveman heard, after he had found himself a dryish cleft in the rock, was a neighbour sucking through his teeth, pointing out some glaring defect and grunting "What idiot done that?" (I apologise to those concerned about the finer feelings of idiots, but sadly at that stage, evolution had not yet brought us the more freely abusable figure of the cowboy.) I have owned my new house for four weeks now, and the only solid achievement has been the erection of scaffolding to permit the retiling of the roof.
It's easily established, not minding the dryish conditions at the base of walls.
Warm, dryish weather with April showers over spring and more sun in the summer would be good".
There's also a choice of (dryish) walks of varying degrees of difficulty, so make sure you take your boots.
Nevertheless, the current baseload raw material, rendered protein parts of animals that are barred from use in animal food, is a dryish sticky powder that would need water adding to it in normal circumstances.
Keep them dryish through the winter and then pot them up in fresh compost in the spring and put them outside after all frosts are gone.
It's an immensely drinkable wine: dryish with a whack of citrus flavour mellowed by some lovely floral aromas.