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waste

noun (BAD USE)
使用不當
 
 
/weɪst/
[S or U] an unnecessary or wrong use of money, substances, time, energy, abilities,
浪費;濫用
That meeting achieved absolutely nothing - it was a complete waste of time.
那次會議根本沒有取得甚麼成果——純粹是浪費時間。
She's been unemployed for two years and it's such a waste of her talents.
她已經失業兩年了,這純粹是浪費她的才華。
My mother couldn't bear waste - she always made us eat everything on our plates.
我母親不能容忍浪費——她總是讓我們吃光自己碟子裡的所有東西。
Wasting
go to waste to not be used, eaten,
被浪費掉
"Go on, finish off this tart, Paul." "Well, it seems a shame to let it go to waste."
「保羅,接著吃,把這塊甜果餡餅吃完。」「好吧,把它浪費了似乎有點可惜。」
Wasting
(Definition of waste noun (BAD USE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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