on starvation rations

on starvation rations

Example 1: He placed his trainee on starvation rations.

Example 2: If you can get food and water in a certain place, why would you choose to go to another place where they only give you starvation rations?

Example 3: The detainees were fed starvation rations once a day, with little time to eat.

Example 4: Alas, Sight and Sound magazine (in its May 2003 edition) reported that the horse was put on starvation rations to look thin.

Example 5: Freed prisoners have spoken of beatings, starvation rations and cells so crowded that inmates couldn't all lie down to sleep at the same time.

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