396 – That’s A Waste!

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You're not going to eat those nuts? That's a waste.

You’re not going to eat those nuts? That’s a waste.

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Welcome to today’s English lesson podcast. Waist! As you probably know, the word waste when used as a noun is like the word garbage. Waste is something or material that is not wanted anymore. Today, we’re going to look at a couple of phrases and idioms using the word waste.

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details:

  • Jen: Have you seen the new salesman in the office. He’s so good looking.
  • Joe: Everyone says that. But I heard he’s single and doesn’t have a GF.
  • Jen: “Oh, That’s a waste.”
  • Going to the zoo in Central Park is a waste of time. It’s really small and they only have a few animals.
  • There is an attraction and the Empire State building called the sky ride. It takes less than 10 minutes but costs around $25. It’s a waste of money.
  • My friend Paul bought a motorcycle but he only rides it once or twice a year. It goes to waste in his garage.
  • I still have my DVD player but it’s going to waste. These days I watch movies online.
  • Jack got in trouble again for coming to the office late. I told him last night that he should leave the bar and go to bed early but I guess I wasted my breath.
  • Are you going to give Tom relationship advice? Don’t waste your breath. He’s not going to do what you tell him to do.

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