Higher courts, including the Supreme Court had refused to intercede, and the stay was to expire tonight.
After two years, the middle-class cuts would also expire unless Congress paid for them with offsetting savings or tax increases.
Unlike those products, expensive drugs need to be refrigerated, and they expire.
But first, this Congress needs to restore the unemployment insurance you just let expire for 1.6 million people.
Is allowing a tax break to expire the same thing as raising taxes?
Joans twelve-hour time limit in Arret will expire at one oclock tomorrow morning.
The revenue Acts were, one after the other, suffered to expire.
His expectations were not realized, and he returned to his own country to expire before reaching his home.
They would languish from this day, and might expire even in their cradle.
If he can't himself decide on a goal he may as well curl up and expire, for the root of the matter is not in him.
c.1400, "to die," from Middle French expirer (12c.) "expire, elapse," from Latin expirare/exspirare "breathe out, breathe one's last, die," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + spirare "to breathe" (see spirit). "Die" is the older sense in English; that of "breathe out" is first attested 1580s. Of laws, patents, treaties, etc., mid-15c. Related: Expired; expiring.
expire ex·pire (ĭk-spīr')
v. ex·pired, ex·pir·ing, ex·pires
To breathe one's last breath; die.