Chinese (Simplified) translation of “waste”
waste noun (BAD USE)
› [S or U] an unnecessary or wrong use of money, substances, time, energy, abilities,
That meeting achieved absolutely nothing - it was a complete waste of time.
She's been unemployed for two years and it's such a waste of her talents.
My mother couldn't bear waste - she always made us eat everything on our plates.
Wasting go to waste › to not be used, eaten,
"Go on, finish off this tart, Paul." "Well, it seems a shame to let it go to waste."