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All Quiet on the Western Front
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scarcity
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All Quiet on the Western Front
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  • And good boots are scarce.
  • Rag bandages have become scarce at the front.
  • With us food is pretty scarce and none too good at that—turnips cut into six pieces and boiled in water, and unwashed carrot tops—mouldy potatoes are tit-bits, and the chief luxury is a thin rice soup in which float little bits of beef-sinew, but these are cut up so small that they take a lot of finding.

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  • There is a scarcity of work in the region.
  • Work is scarce in the region.

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