English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "drought"

We've had a drought for a couple of months now, and there is talk of water restrictionsThe drought dried up all the farms, so there was very little food.

We've had a drought for a couple of months now, and there is talk of water restrictions.

Gardens in this area are in bad shape due to the drought.

Our water bill was really high during the drought because we had to water our grass so often.

After 2 years of drought, the people ran outside to dance and celebrate once it finally began to rain.

Thompson has been in a scoring drought for the last ten games.

Drought and famine in the region have cost thousands of lives.

We have a drought in this area most summers, and as a consequence, we're not allowed to wash our cars for a while.

Unless the government pays compensation for crops lost during the drought, many farmers will lose their farms.

Drought conditions in this region have created a fire hazard in our forests.

Dwight Morrow once observed that any party which takes credit for the rain must not be surprised if its opponents blame it for the drought.

A Chinese proverb observes that an old friend met in a far country is like rain after drought.

There is a proverb in Malawi which says that one day of rain far surpasses a whole year of drought.

There is a Dutch proverb which notes that after great droughts come great rains.

Severe food shortages caused by two years of drought may kill up to 300,000 people in southern Africa over the next six months.

Global warming is expected to worsen droughts in the future, resulting in severe food shortages.

The nation of Botswana has periodic droughts which make agriculture difficult.

Recent evidence suggests that the Mayan Empire in Mexico was destroyed by a drought that lasted over 100 years.

Find someone who has lived through a drought.


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