Mang nghĩa "nản chí; ỉu xìu; làm việc không còn hăng say, hiệu quả nữa; mất năng lượng"
=to suddenly lose the energy or interest to continue doing what you are doing/to become weaker or less active, and often to stop completely The US is in a triple dip of recession.
IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:
The peace talks seem to have run out of steam.
This cognitive load can lead to running out of steam, which is why it's essential to adopt effective study strategies to manage and optimize the learning process, such as the Pomodoro technique, which allocates around 25 minutes for deep focus and then takes a 5-minute break.
If you are not sure why you are struggling to reach a goal, you are likely to run out of steam quickly. (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: Nếu bạn không chắc vì sao bạn lại cố gắng để đạt được một mục tiêu, có thể bạn sẽ nhanh chóng nản chí)
The promised recovery ran out of steam, the economy is slowing sharply and consumer spending is falling.