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Example Sentences for "scarce"

Full-time, permanent jobs are increasingly scarce these days as companies hire more and more people on contractFood in the area is scarce, and the United Nations is pleading for aid.

Full-time, permanent jobs are increasingly scarce these days as companies hire more and more people on contract.

Money is scarce, and the government is going to have to make some difficult decisions in order to bring the budget under control.

I scarcely knew the guy, and already he was asking to borrow money from me.

They had scarcely moved into their house when their new neighbors came by to introduce themselves, and invite them over for a barbecue.

Scarcely a day goes by without me thinking of my poor friend Akbar, who was killed in the war.

Scarcely a day goes by that I don't think of my dear, departed wife.

The scarcity of bread has made the cost go up considerably.

Disease is killing people daily due to the scarcity of clean water in the region.

Someone once suggested that time is the scarcest resource.

Apartments are really scarce in this city, so rents are very steep.

Maya Angelou once suggested that most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise.

Water is so scarce in the arid regions of China that in the grasslands the people never take baths, and sometimes must wash their faces in yak's milk.

There is a serious scarcity of natural resources in many areas of the world.

Trees are extremely scarce in Iceland, which is mostly covered in grasses and shrubs.

In regions where rainfall is scarce, and food is difficult to grow, the people of Tanzania have turned to raising cattle.

Once plentiful lions and antelope are now scarce in Burundi because the swelling population of humans and cows have driven them off the plains.

Scarcely 100 years old, the capital city of Djibouti is home to two-thirds of the African nation's population.

With human populations increasing, resources for Asian elephants are scarce, and the numbers of these animals are diminishing.


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