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waste

noun (BAD USE) 使用不当     /weɪst/
[S or U] an unnecessary or wrong use of money, substances, time, energy, abilities, 浪费;滥用 That meeting achieved absolutely nothing - it was a complete waste of time. 那次会议根本没有取得什么成果——纯粹是浪费时间。 She's been unemployed for two years and it's such a waste of her talents. 她已经失业两年了,这纯粹是浪费她的才华。 My mother couldn't bear waste - she always made us eat everything on our plates. 我母亲不能容忍浪费——她总是让我们吃光自己盘子里的所有东西。 Wasting
go to waste
to not be used, eaten, 被浪费掉 "Go on, finish off this tart, Paul." "Well, it seems a shame to let it go to waste." “保罗,接着吃,把这块甜果馅饼吃完。”“好吧,把它浪费了似乎有点可惜。” Wasting
(Definition of waste noun (BAD USE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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