feast or famine

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A situation in which something is always either extremely abundant or in extremely short supply.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

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Feast or FamineEither you have too much of something or too little of it, something which is surplus sometimes and sometimes you have its shortage
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    Alex
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    Karen
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