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fritter sth away

disapproving
phrasal verb with fritter uk   /ˈfrɪt.ər/  us   /ˈfrɪt̬.ɚ/ verb
to waste money, time, or an opportunity: If I've got money in my pocket, I tend to fritter it away. She fritters so much money away on expensive make-up.
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