waste


waste
01. One major pollution problem is that governments don't know what to do with the [waste] produced by nuclear power plants.
02. Dishwashers are very [wasteful] in terms of water and electricity. It's better to wash dishes by hand.
03. Don't [waste] your money on a CD player. Get yourself an MP3; they're way better.
04. e. e. cummings once said that the most [wasted] of all days is one without laughter.
05. We [waste] so much paper in this house. Why can't everyone use both sides of their paper?
06. The safe disposal of nuclear [waste] is a major environmental challenge.
07. An old proverb tells us "[Waste] not, want not."
08. Charles Darwin once said that a man who dares to [waste] an hour of life has not discovered the value of life.
09. Don't [waste] your time doing your homework; come to the pub with us!
10. Why do you [waste] gas driving to the corner store when you could easily walk or bike there?
11. Don't [waste] my time; I'm very busy right now.
12. Alice Bloch once remarked that we say we [waste] time, but that is impossible. We [waste] ourselves.
13. McDonald's Corporation eliminated one million pounds of [waste] per year in the 1980s by making their drinking straws 20 percent lighter.
14. A leaking toilet can [waste] as much as 200 gallons of water a day without making a sound.
15. As the number of factories in Malaysia grows, the levels of pollution and [waste] increase.
16. In the mid 19th century, the [waste] for some 3 million Londoners was channelled into rivers that flowed into the Thames.
17. The industrial world produces 150 million tons of hazardous [waste] every year.
18. Charlie Chaplin once observed that a day without laughter is a day [wasted].
19. The quality of our ground water can be seriously threatened by the burial of [waste] material.
20. [Waste] products are routinely labelled as agricultural, industrial or municipal.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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