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waste

US [weɪst]
UK [weɪst]
  • n.垃圾;废物;浪费;废料
  • v.浪费;白费;糟蹋;滥用
  • adj.荒芜的;废弃的;丢弃的;无用的
  • Web废弃物;损耗
Simple Present:wastes  Present Participle:wasting  Past Tense:wasted  
Waste
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v.
使用不当not use well
1.
浪费;滥用to use more of sth than is necessary or useful
to waste time/food/energy
浪费时间╱食物╱能源
Why waste money on clothes you don't need?
为什么浪费钱买你不需要的衣服呢?
She wasted no time in rejecting the offer(= she rejected it immediately) .
她当即拒绝了提议。
You're wasting your time trying to explain it to him(= because he will not understand) .
你跟他解释是在浪费时间。
2.
~ sth (on sb/sth)
白费;糟蹋to give, say, use, etc. sth good where it is not valued or used in the way that it should be
Don't waste your sympathy on him─he got what he deserved.
别把你的同情心白白浪费在他的身上,他是咎由自取。
Her comments were not wasted on Chris(= he understood what she meant) .
她对克里斯的一席话没有白费。
3.
[usupass]
未充分利用;使…屈才to not make good or full use of sb/sth
It was a wasted opportunity.
这白白浪费了一次机会。
You're wasted as a sales manager─you should have been an actor.
你当销售经理屈才了,你本应该做演员。
杀人kill sb
4.
(informal)
~ sb
干掉;把…废了;杀死to get rid of sb, usually by killing them
打败defeat sb
5.
(informal)
~ sb
(游戏或比赛中)大胜,把…打得落花流水to defeat sb very badly in a game or competition
IDM
waste your breath
白费唇舌to say sth that nobody takes any notice of
waste not, want not
勤俭节约,吃穿不缺if you never waste anything, especially food or money, you will always have it when you need it
n.
非充分利用not good use
1.
[u][sing]
~ (of sth)
浪费;滥用the act of using sth in a careless or unnecessary way, causing it to be lost or destroyed
I hate unnecessary waste.
我憎恨不必要的浪费。
It seems such a waste to throw good food away.
把好的食物扔掉似乎太浪费了。
I hate to see good food go to waste(= be thrown away) .
我不愿看到好好的食物被扔掉。
The report is critical of the department's waste of resources.
报告批评了这个部门对资源的浪费。
What a waste of paper!
多么浪费纸啊!
2.
[sing]
白费;糟蹋a situation in which it is not worth spending time, money, etc. on sth
These meetings are a complete waste of time .
这些会议完全是白费时间。
They believe the statue is a waste of taxpayers' money.
他们认为这座雕像糟蹋了纳税人的钱。
材料materials
3.
[u]
废料;废物;弃物;垃圾materials that are no longer needed and are thrown away
household/industrial waste
生活垃圾;工业废料
toxic wastes
有毒废物
waste disposal(= the process of getting rid of waste)
废物处理
4.
[u]
粪便material that the body gets rid of as solid or liquid material
The farmers use both animal and human waste as fertilizer.
农民把牲畜和人类的粪便都用作肥料。
土地land
5.
[pl]
人烟稀少的地区;荒芜地区;荒原a large area of land where there are very few people, animals or plants
the frozen wastes of Siberia
西伯利亚的冻土荒原
IDM
a waste of space
(informal)
无用的人;干什么都不行的人;废物;饭桶a person who is useless or no good at anything
adj.
土地land
1.
荒芜的;废弃的not suitable for building or growing things on and therefore not used
The car was found on a piece of waste ground.
那辆车是在一块荒地里发现的。
材料materials
2.
废弃的;丢弃的;无用的no longer needed for a particular process and therefore thrown away
waste plastic
废塑料
IDM
lay sth waste|lay waste (to) sth
彻底毁坏(某地);把…夷为平地to destroy a place completely

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