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scrap heap

noun    
[C] a pile of old, unwanted things, especially pieces of metal 廢物堆(尤指廢金屬堆) 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)令人厭倦的 Some people believe that Communism has been relegated/consigned to the scrap heap of history. 一些人認爲共產主義已經成為歷史上被丟棄的廢物。 Many top class players end up on the scrap heap after a short career. 許多頂尖的選手很快就被人遺忘了。 Neglecting and ignoringNot paying attentionTreating as unimportant
(Definition of scrap heap from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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