How to use In-short-supply in a sentence
Air is a commodity in short supply in a submerged submarine.
Native cedar was in short supply as early as 1620, and stone buildings were encouraged, using cedar for framing and trim.
Coal was in short supply and people devised other means of keeping warm, overloading electrical circuits and causing the occasional black out.
However, fish was often in short supply with the result that fish queues gained considerable notoriety.
Safe places to hide treasure are in short supply too.Advertisement
Clean water was in short supply and there were major epidemics of water-borne diseases including typhoid, cholera and diarrhea.
Trained volunteers are in short supply for rope haulage, and there are vacancies in all operating departments.
Judith Jack dog charm bracelets are fun, fancy and in short supply.
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.
Single women were in short supply in the American West and in all the major towns had brothels.Advertisement