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    use of overspill

    "The local authorities have faced an overspill. Too much skilled labor has been coming to our city."

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    Re: use of overspill

    If the labour is still in the city, then I would say that they are faced with an overspill, though I don't think I'd use it here.

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    Re: use of overspill

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    If the labour is still in the city, then I would say that they are faced with an overspill, though I don't think I'd use it here.
    But "an overspill" is when there is too much or too many of something? What context do we use it in?

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