How to use In-short-supply in a sentence

in-short-supply
  • Air is a commodity in short supply in a submerged submarine.

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  • Native cedar was in short supply as early as 1620, and stone buildings were encouraged, using cedar for framing and trim.

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  • Coal was in short supply and people devised other means of keeping warm, overloading electrical circuits and causing the occasional black out.

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  • However, fish was often in short supply with the result that fish queues gained considerable notoriety.

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  • Safe places to hide treasure are in short supply too.

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  • Clean water was in short supply and there were major epidemics of water-borne diseases including typhoid, cholera and diarrhea.

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  • Trained volunteers are in short supply for rope haulage, and there are vacancies in all operating departments.

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  • Judith Jack dog charm bracelets are fun, fancy and in short supply.

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  • During the years of World War II, doll production was greatly limited, and in many cases completely stopped, due to various supplies that were in short supply.

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  • Single women were in short supply in the American West and in all the major towns had brothels.

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