How to use "Expire" word as a verb
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« on: November 08, 2019, 10:42:21 am »

Hi, I've googled how can I use expire as a verb, but couldn't find an answer.
I need to say the action to expire in order to describe a procedure that goes and "expires" records whose last registration date has ended


« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2019, 04:10:10 am »

The food expired a week ago.

Your registration license expires at the end of the year.

You better get your car tag renewed, otherwise it will expire in January. 


« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2019, 03:46:38 pm »

The root of it might help you understand how to use it.

There are a bunch of words in English related to 'spirit'/breath.  To inspire is to breathe in and have a spirit enter you. 
To expire is to breathe out and have the spirit leave you.  When a person expires they die.  When something hits its expiration date it's no longer good.  When a time of opportunity ends it's expired.
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