squander

|ˈskwɒndə|

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Слово Дня - squander - разбазаривать, растрачивать, расточать, растрата, расточительство, мотовство

Description

Waste (something, especially money or time) in a reckless and foolish manner.; Allow (an opportunity) to pass or be lost.

Examples

‘entrepreneurs squander their profits on expensive cars’
‘He should understand that hard-working British taxpayers do not want him squandering our tax money overseas when it could be used to help British people.’
‘I have budgeted successfully since I was a student and have never squandered money.’
‘Trust and integrity are precious resources easily squandered, and hard to regain.’
‘The 34-year-old said she claimed the cash because her husband, who was taking home £20,000 a year, was squandering the money on drugs.’
‘There’s so much to do in Vegas that squandering your money at the tables seems like a waste.’
‘Clearly, a failure of vision at this moment would squander that opportunity.’

Translation

разбазаривать, растрачивать, расточать, растрата, расточительство, мотовство

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