We knew the Bush tax cuts were expiring, we knew the sequestration cuts were coming in.
They already knew about Stalin expiring, as that was what the amnesty was for.
Later generations of medieval copyists would do the same—inserting doctrinal formulae into the mouths of expiring martyrs.
When his options were within two hours of expiring he called on Ford & Carter.
She was expiring, and yet I was debarred the small comfort of weeping by her.
After a time I went down to where he lay, and found him expiring.
Saying which, he flung the expiring ashes of the floweret from his hand.
All, however, was darkness, save the expiring embers in the grate.
"But he will come," she thought swiftly, to cover the pang of that expiring hope.
Silver and gold, and precious stones flash back the expiring light of the flickering lamps.
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.