Abasto in english
abasto = supply ; provision.Example: The increasing demand for paper of all sorts, which the giant productivity of the Fourdrinier machine could easily meet, resulted in a parallel demand for rags which was soon outstripping the supply.Example: Some school libraries are becoming involved in life-long learning but local government and public libraries must take responsibility for provisions for this.
» dar abasto = cope .Example: The results suggest that neurotically hostile individuals view others as distrustful, the world as threatening, and themselves as unable to cope.
» dar abasto con = cope with .Example: This latter period is when the air-conditioning has to work hardest to cope with high outside air temperature and solar gains through the building.
» mercado de abastos = public market .Example: Public markets are a time-proven tradition within communities and an alternative to more modern establishments vending produce and goods.
» no dar abasto = be rushed/run off + Posesivo + feet ; have + Posesivo + plate full ; have + Posesivo + hands full .Example: The first day back at work after the Easter break, and Sal Kilkenny is already rushed off her feet. Example: With the booming food business in the country, restaurant consultants of all hues have their plates full. Example: Firefighters will again have their hands full as southerly winds pick up in central, northeast and eastern Victoria.