Spanish translation of rationing
Example Sentences Including 'rationing'
`It was Mother's idea, when petrol rationing first came in, to see what we'd got in the coach house.The Hardie Inheritance
Rather more quickly than I'm learning to cope with petrol rationing.The Hardie Inheritance
The rationing 's bad enough without that, what with Salazar selling everything to Jerry.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
Trends of 'rationing'
View usage over:
- (also ration out)
⇒ they are rationed to one kilo a day
están racionados a un kilo por día
- (= portion)
porción frations (military )
suministro m sing
⇒ to be on ration[bread, milk]
⇒ to be on short rations
andar escaso de víveres
⇒ when they put bread on the ration
cuando racionaron el pan
⇒ it's off the ration now
ya no está racionado
⇒ to draw one's rations
recibir los víveres
Example Sentences Including 'ration'
The butcher let me have a dozen Chinese eggs off the ration.Coffin on the Water
Earth to enforce its new insistence on water economy, by deciding upon a ration limit for scavenging, did not cast him entirely down.The Complete Stories Volume 2
But no, he in his wisdom had chosen to impale himself on the blunt dagger of black market gas ration stamps.AMAGANSETT (2004)
'rationing' in Other Languages
Translation of rationing from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.