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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “waste”

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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