Sentence Examples


  • There was no shortage of rocks on the mountain.
  • The warehouseman took all risks, paid double for all shortage, but no claim could be made .unless he had given a properly witnessed receipt.
  • He was back in Johannesburg in December 1903, and had to consider the crisis in the gold-mining industry caused by the shortage of native labour.
  • These measures were largely successful, but in 1902 the export of oak staves was discontinued owing to a shortage of supply.
  • Great Britain finally (in 1906) abandoning all her claims. The commercial depression was due to many causes; of these the most apparent was the shortage of labour at the Rand mines.

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