Examples of shortage in a Sentence
there was a troubling shortage of supplies for the troops overseas this year
Recent Examples of shortage from the Web
There’s no shortage of things to do this weekend, and this is your guide to some of the best events.
Even with Brunson playing one of his worst games of the season, the Wildcats had no shortage of contributors Monday, and after an early Michigan surge the outcome never was in doubt.
Environmentalists have no shortage of complaints about the EPA under Trump and about Pruitt in particular.
With a wide array of Benedicts, scrambles, omelets and even three different steak and eggs combinations, there’s no shortage of options here.
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There’s no shortage of good food in Telluride—in fact, the town is featured on Bravo’s Top Chef this season.
There’s no shortage of ammunition against Wheeler, if Democrats want it.
There’s no shortage of people of color in America who need help covering their basic needs.
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First Known Use of shortage
crunch, dearth, deficiency, deficit, drought (also drouth), failure, famine, inadequacy, inadequateness, insufficiency, lack, paucity, pinch, poverty, scantiness, scarceness, scarcity, undersupply, want;
SHORTAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shortage for English Language Learners
: a state in which there is not enough of something that is needed ( chiefly Brit )
SHORTAGE Defined for Kids
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