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Example Sentences for "quota"

He exceeded his quota of clams when he went clam-digging at the beach, so he had to pay a fineWe caught our quota of fish for the day in the first two hours so then we had to stop.

He exceeded his quota of clams when he went clam-digging at the beach, so he had to pay a fine.

Every salesman has a minimum quota of cars he is expected to sell each month in order to keep his job.

The supermarket set a quota of two chickens per family during the big sale.

The government is discussing setting quotas for the minimum number of women which should make up the work force in the civil service.

The Conservative member of Parliament is urging the government to establish a quota on the number of refugees this country will accept each year.

John has more than his quota of bad habits if you ask me.

Make sure you get your fair quota of rice every day because you never know when it might run out.

OPEC has raised their production quota to over 300,000 barrels of oil per day.

The International Whaling Commission has set a catch quota on fin whales in order to protect the population from being depleted.

The government is discussing setting a certain quota of civil service jobs for members of minority groups.

The government has set a quota of 100 male grizzly bears per year for foreign hunters.

Native hunters have declared their intention to take their full quota of gray whales this year, despite international protests.

Our language program has a quota system in which we will not accept more than 25% of any one language group in order to ensure a cultural mix in the classroom.

Ancient Turkish law made it legal for a woman to divorce her husband if he failed to provide her with her daily quota of coffee.


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