High and dry

If you leave someone high and dry, you leave them unsupported and helpless. In this photo this boat has been left high and dry – literally.

High and Dry

High and Dry Originally uploaded by waɪ.tiː If you leave someone high and dry it means you’re leaving them unsupported and helpless, or without any money. In this photo you can take it literally as the water has receded and left Captain Blaubar high and dry.