Usage examples for oversupply

  1. Especially is any oversupply of them mischievous. – The Amateur Garden by George W. Cable
  2. Regardless of the scarcity or oversupply of labor, personal efficiency will tend to enable the worker to receive larger wages than would otherwise be possible. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  3. Gigantic boulders, box- like bluffs, ragged rock- spires, cliffs and plateaus of bare rock were in oversupply – The Snow-Burner by Henry Oyen
  4. The story is told that just before it got dark that night, one woman, perhaps an Aunt Minnie or an Aunt Hattie,- she was blessed with an oversupply of aunts by both names- anyhow, one of the women went out on the back porch and, looking toward the outhouse, said, " I want to get a good view of that outhouse before dark. – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  5. In some sections there is an oversupply of such labor; in other sections a shortage. – Negro Migration during the War by Emmett J. Scott
  6. It is contended, therefore, that an oversupply of unskilled immigrant labor in this country has had at least two injurious results. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  7. If ground salt is given, care should be taken to see that individuals do not eat an oversupply of the salt. – Practical Angora Goat Raising by C. P. Bailey
  8. If an oversupply of eggs have been stored a warm spell in winter will make a heavy drop in the market, but if storage eggs are scarce the sudden variations will be up- shots due to cold waves. – The Dollar Hen by Milo M. Hastings
  9. Since marriage and prostitution cannot provide a living for all, the oversupply now clamor for admission to the work- mart; but they are incompetent and lazy, and inveterate shirkers of responsibility. – Prophets of Dissent Essays on Maeterlinck, Strindberg, Nietzsche and Tolstoy by Otto Heller
  10. On the other hand, the clergy and others protested they received no relief when tobacco was in oversupply and the price was low. – The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783 by Virginia State Dept. of Education
  11. Just on a hunch, I'll always want a considerable oversupply – The Planet Strappers by Raymond Zinke Gallun
  12. I do not blame the poor:- many, who would otherwise keep off the parish, are driven to it by the low rate of wages, which has been occasioned, I suppose, partly by an oversupply of hands, and partly by irregularities in our currency. – Christmas Stories by Edward Berens
  13. While the skillful wine- maker undoubtedly gets a large profit on his vines, it begins to be seen here that there is an oversupply of poorly- made wine. – Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands by Charles Nordhoff