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  • The real trouble is water. ... On short rations, half a pint a day each, we’ve got enough for twelve days.
  • Lucy gives me a little of her water ration.
  • Heaven knows I’m the last person to try to get any unfair advantage but I never dreamed that this water-rationing would be meant to apply to a sick man.
  • Very short rations for dinner and I got less than anyone.
  • Extra water ration tonight.

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  • Gasoline was rationed during the 1970s oil embargo.
  • During the Second World War, most commodities were rationed, so more resources could be devoted to the war effort.

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