nouncountable or uncountable
- shortage (
ofsomething/somebody)there were food shortagesfalta (feminine) or escasez (feminine) ( dealgo/alguien)the housing shortagehabía escasez de alimentosa severe shortage of spare partsel problema or la escasez de la viviendathere is no shortage of helpers/ideasuna gran escasez de repuestosno faltan colaboradores/ideasExample sentences
- There are many parts of the world where the shortage of food lasts for years, not just for one.
- Demand has been driven by shortages of property and land to develop in these areas.
- Food shortages were a problem both for natives and refugees at the end of the war.
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