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be short of
English: be short of
Chinese: 缺乏..., ...不足
Examples:
1. "It's terrible for us to be short of water. We should have a strong sense of preserving it and start from the little things right under our noses,"he said. "
"没有水对我们来说十分可怕。因此我们都应该有强烈的保护水资源意识,并且从我们身边的小事做起,"他说。
2. Be short of breath
上气不接下气
3. Be short of money, i make a virtue of necessity and give up smoking
我因缺钱, 倒也乐得把烟戒了
4. Be short of; be lacking in
缺乏;短少
5. So I will not be short of cash over the holiday, I better go to the bank and get some money .
我最好去银行领些钱,以免假日缺钱用。
6. The editor be short of contribution for the may issue
编辑缺少五月号一期上的稿件
7. The trouble be that we be short of hand .
困难是我们缺少人手。
8. This is a shock task. It'll be no good to be short of hands.
这是一项突击任务, 人少了不济事。
9. To be short of food supplies-a slang used in the army
庚癸频呼
10. We be short of trained nurses .
我们缺少训练有素的护士。