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used in Listening for Lions

3 uses
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shortage (having an amount that is less than desired)
  • Wherever I went, tea would be set out, weak tea where money was scarce.
    Book 2 — Valerie Pritchard (57% in)
  • Money is scarce, and committed as we are to India and China, we are stretched very thin.
    Book 3 — Rachel Pritchard (45% in)
  • During the war, when medical students were scarce, the hospitals reluctantly threw open their doors.
    Book 3 — Rachel Pritchard (64% in)

There are no more uses of "scarcity" in Listening for Lions.

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