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Example Sentences for "surplus"

He doesn't have a gram of surplus fat on his bodyA surplus in the amount of wheat grown this year has caused the price to go down.

He doesn't have a gram of surplus fat on his body.

Unemployment in this country is due to a surplus in labor, not because people are too lazy to work.

The U.S. is growing increasingly concerned about Japan's growing trade surplus.

The store is going to have a big sale to get rid of some of its surplus stock.

The surplus electricity produced by the hydro-electric project will be sold to the northern U.S. states.

The farmers sent their surplus wheat to help with the famine in North Korea.

Andrew Carnegie once observed that surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.

John ran a store for a number of years selling surplus army goods, including clothing, knives, and all sorts of stuff.

The first cities were built on land which was rich enough to allow people with simple technology to grow a surplus of food in a relatively concentrated area.

Many of those who migrate to urban areas are people with low skill levels, who are surplus labor in rural areas.

The government has pledged to put surplus revenues from the tax into a fund to use in times of economic recession.

Japan has a larger trade surplus with the United States than any other country.

Romania does not export any of its oil because it has no surplus.

The Algerian government's tight fiscal policy has lead to a large increase in the country's trade surplus.

Norway has been saving its oil-boosted budget surpluses for the time when the country's oil and gas reserves run out.


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