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Damon
Can "tapping out " mean Running out of methods or ideas?
Sep 17, 2016 11:03 AM
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Not in America. It would be "tapped out". As in the tap (think beer in a pub) is dry.
September 17, 2016

It's not a normal usage. 

Normally if you say 'I'm tapped out' it means you've run out of money. Or that you are very tired and don't have any energy.

I suppose it could work in context but if someone said 'I'm tapped out' the first thing that springs to mind isn't that they have run out of ideas.

September 17, 2016

Thank you so much for the specific information 


September 17, 2016
Damon
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