396 – That’s A Waste!

MichaelADConversational Phrases, Idioms 2 Comments

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

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

Photo Credit: Miki Takashima Photography on Home Page & Instagram

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.

If you know anyone who might be interested in this English language point, why not help them out! Just share this lesson with them. Thanks for studying today!

FREE Phrasal Verb Workshop

Let’s Master Phrasal Verbs & Vocabulary

In this FREE phrasal verb and vocabulary workshop I’ll teach you

  • What phrasal verbs are and how we use them
  • Why it is important for you to study phrasal verbs
  • How to learn and actually remember this vocabulary using my proven 3 Easy Step Method.

My students tell me that it’s easy to learn phrasal verbs but really difficult to remember them when you need to use them. Now, I’ll show you how to do both!

Start really building your vocabulary today! And get my FREE pdf: 50 Phrasal Verbs



Just $27 per month $997 Value

Free Sample HERE

This is the ultimate package for podcast English fans!

This package includes all of the podcast English lessons, including this episode!. You get:

  • Get every podcast PDF and mP3 for past and future episodes
  • Over 600 English Lessons
  • Weekly LIVE Group Coaching with Michael
  • Access to Michael’s private Telegram group

FREE Updates Every New Podcast

Whenever there is new podcast, including this one, I will update this file and you can get a free updates.
Learn Grammar, Americans Idioms, Phrasal Verbs, Vocabulary and more!


  • happy_english_books_kobo-sony-reader



Comments 2

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *