Translation of "waste" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /weɪst/ us

B1 to use too much of something or use something badly when there is a limited amount of it

israf etmek, boşa yere harcamak, çar çur etmek
I don't want to waste any more time so let's start.
Why waste your money on things you don't need?
be wasted on sb

to be clever or of high quality in a way that someone will not understand or enjoy

fazla olmak, ziyan olmak, değerini anlamaz olmak; ...dan/den yüksek olmak
Good coffee is wasted on Joe - he prefers instant.

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(Translation of “waste verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)