In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1shortagela posguerra fue una época de escasez — the postwar period was a time of shortages
- escasez de algo
- la escasez de medios hizo que fracasara el plan — the lack of resources led to the failure of the plan
- ese verano hubo escasez de agua — there was a water shortage that summer
- la escasez de recursos naturales es el problema principal del país — the country's main problem is its lack / shortage of natural resources / is the scarcity of its natural resources
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