deficit


deficit
01. Unless the government raises taxes, the [deficit] is expected to rise by at least 3%.
02. Do we really want the government to make cuts in social programs to lower our [deficit]?
03. The current [deficit] in British Columbia is estimated at $800 million.
04. The value of stocks in the company rose quickly with the news that they had cut their [deficit] by over 13%.
05. Unless the government raises taxes or lowers spending, the [deficit] will continue to rise.
06. The Ministry of Health has announced that it is operating at a [deficit], and is urgently in need of additional funding.
07. Not all economists believe that it is bad for a government to have a [deficit] .
08. Sam Ewing once said that the government [deficit] is the difference between the amount of money the government spends, and the amount it has the nerve to collect.
09. It seems to me that it is better for a government to run a [deficit] than to cut back too much on social services.
10. Revenues are good this year due to an increase in trade, so the government is planning to use part of the surplus to pay down the federal [deficit].
11. Trade [deficits] are chronic in many parts of the developing world.
12. Jamaica's budget [deficit] has been considerably reduced in recent years.
13. Because the U.S. spends more on buying imports than it earns on exports, the country has the largest trade [deficit] in the world.
14. Uncomfortably high fiscal and current account [deficits] could be future problems in the Czech Republic.
15. Despite enormous oil revenues, Saudi Arabia expects to have a budget [deficit] in 2002, partly due to increased spending for education and other social programs.
16. It is unfair to expect taxpayers to make up the social [deficits] caused by government budget cuts.
17. The team was able to overcome a two-goal [deficit], and win the game.
18. Psychologists now believe that memory [deficits] which occur as we get older may be because we lose the ability to suppress irrelevant thoughts or irrelevant stimuli.

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