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How to use the word wastes in a Sentence?

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God wastes no time on fleeting things.

Wesley D'Amico 

added by WesleyD'Amico
2 months ago

All wastes stem from the waste of timeā€¦

Yasser Aljehani

added by Y.Aljehani
7 months ago

Man is deeply vulnerable when faced with overwhelming evil. Instead of consolidating his energy to fight it, he wastes valuable time and effort puzzling over it, insisting it is not, cannot possibly be, what it seems.

Konnilyn G. Feig

added by Normando
1 year ago

Before Pete Buttigieg wastes time on a presidential campaign, Pete Buttigieg should focus on Pete Buttigieg town's sea of potholes and sky-high crime rate, pete Buttigieg bid isn't just bad news for residents, it's more proof that Democrats are about to endure the most crowded, divisive, and contentious primary in history.

Michael Ahrens

Found on CNN
4 years ago

Our government wastes too much money, including funding redundant research projects like this one.

Lamar Smith

Found on FOX News
6 years ago

There are some ideas that should never get out of corporate headquarters, it wastes the time of my people. Basically at the end of the day it's an embarrassment for companies to get out there and invest in something, get its shareholders all excited and then have to pull out at the last minute.

Bill Baer

Found on Reuters
7 years ago

It wastes the time of my people. Basically at the end of the day it's an embarrassment for companies to get out there and invest in something, get its shareholders all excited and then have to pull out at the last minute.

Bill Baer

Found on Reuters
7 years ago

The how thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile ifs.

Norman Vincent Peale

added by anonymous
9 years ago

With knowledge, say, what other wealth Can vie, which neither thieves by stealth Can take, nor kinsmen make their prey, Which, lavished, never wastes away.

Sanskrit Proverb

added by anonymous
11 years ago

Vile deeds like poison weeds bloom well in prison air, it is only what is good in man, that wastes and withers there.

Oscar Wilde, The Ballad of Reading Gaol

added by anonymous
12 years ago

Democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself. There was never a democracy that did not commit suicide.

Samuel Adams

added by anonymous
12 years ago

Go, lovely rose! Tell her that wastes her time and me That now she knows, When I resemble her to thee, How sweet and fair she seems to be.

Edmund Waller, Go, Lovely Rose: stanza 1

added by anonymous
12 years ago

A fool cannot be protected from his folly. If you attempt to do so, you will not only arouse his animosity but also you will be attempting to deprive him of whatever benefit he is capable of deriving from experience. Never attempt to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig.

Robert A. Heinlein

added by anonymous
12 years ago

Firmness of purpose is one of the most necessary sinews of character, and one of the best instruments of success. Without it genius wastes its efforts in a maze of inconsistencies.

Philip Dormer Chesterfield

added by anonymous
12 years ago

Nature is the most thrifty thing in the world; she never wastes anything; she undergoes change, but there is no annihilation, the essence remains - matter is eternal.

Horace Binney

added by anonymous
12 years ago

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig.

Saying Folk

added by anonymous
13 years ago

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