be unconscious of a shortage or surplus of tiles
- He made that mistake unconsciously.
- Vacuously,smugly,and unconsciously foolish.
- By the time ambulancemen arrived he was unconscious.
- There is a shortage of principal.
- There's an acute shortage of rain.
- This area has an acute shortage of water.
- We had a budget surplus.
- That should be helping reduce the surplus.
- They dump their surplus production on foreign countries.