fill the gap

fill the gap

to serve temporarily. I think that the temp will fill the gap until a new person can be hired.
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References in classic literature ?
The old man of Torn attended to the training of serf and squire in the art of war, for it was ever necessary to fill the gaps made in the companies, due to their constant encounters upon the highroad and their battles at the taking of some feudal castle; in which they did not always come off unscathed, though usually victorious.
My concern is that because of the diffi-culties the NHS and the ambulance service are facing we are having to fill the gap.
Across the North East a new generation of artists emerged: deprived of any chance of traditional employment, being creative provided a gainful way to fill the gap between dole cheques.
Summary: The Football Association have appointed Alex Horne as acting chief executive to fill the gap left by Ian Watmore's resignation.
This area may be open for us (IMA) to fill the gap with training and counseling.
Six members of the group who run Fill the Gap Cafe and luncheon club, based at the Gap Community Centre, in Spinney Hill, Warwick, performed before an audience of 100 local residents.
In addition to emotional support, Fill the Gap will serve as a link to local and national resources for patients, their families and friends in need of answers to questions regarding everything from transportation, support groups and social workers to financial assistance, nutritional advice and complementary therapies.
This book sets out clearly and systematically to fill the gap.
This reviewer wishes editors had included an essay giving scholarly comment and context, but general histories will fill the gap.
When Wade and Cheryl Hudson (at right) were unable to find books for their children that reflected the diversity of black experience, covering history, heritage and culture, they set out to fill the gap.
For example: You can't fill the gap in your resume, but you can get involved in career-enhancing activities, programs, and organizations that will show an employer you've taken this time to sharpen year skills.
Koizumi's reluctance to use sufficient fiscal stimulus to fill the gap when companies are still paying down debt has been the single most important reason for economic weakness in Japan.
The health centres will be located in hospitals in Saint John, Lameque, Doaktown and Minto, and are targeted to open by the end of June 2003 were described by premier Bernard Lord as helping "to fill the gap in communities, particularly rural areas, between the need for primary health care services and the number of family doctors able to provide these services.
In July, And Baby magazine joined the four-year-old Proud Parenting magazine (formerly Alternative Family) to help fill the gap.
As the plates pull away from each other, liquid rock wells up from Earth's interior to fill the gap, creating new ocean crust.