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scrap heap

noun
 
 
[C] a pile of old, unwanted things, especially pieces of metal
废物堆(尤指废金属堆)
Rubbish and wasteEnvironmental issues
[S] If an idea or person is on the scrap heap, people are no longer interested in them
(思想或人)令人厌倦的
Some people believe that Communism has been relegated/consigned to the scrap heap of history.
一些人认为奴隶制已被扔进了历史的垃圾堆里。
Many top class players end up on the scrap heap after a short career.
许多顶级选手很快就被人遗忘了。
Neglecting and ignoringNot paying attentionTreating as unimportant
Translations of “scrap heap”
in Chinese (Traditional) 廢物堆(尤指廢金屬堆), (思想或人)令人厭倦的…
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