Bedeutung von “waste” — Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /weɪst/
Extra Examples
It's a real shame to waste all this food.It's a disgrace that money is being wasted like this.I've wasted too much time on this already.He wastes so much money on that car.Try not to waste energy.

B1 to use too much of something or use something badly when there is a limited amount of it:

I don't want to waste any more time so let's start.
Why waste your money on things you don't need?
be wasted on sb

to be clever or of high quality in a way that someone will not understand or enjoy:

Good coffee is wasted on Joe - he prefers instant.

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(Definition von “waste verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)