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fritter sth away

phrasal verb with fritter uk   /ˈfrɪt.ər/  us   /ˈfrɪt̬.ɚ/ verb
to ​wastemoney, ​time, or an ​opportunity: If I've got ​money in my ​pocket, I ​tend to ​fritter it away. She ​fritters so much ​money away onexpensivemake-up.
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