chuck away


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w>chuck away

vt sep (inf: = throw out) → wegschmeißen (inf); (= waste) moneyaus dem Fenster schmeißen (inf)
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It seems to me," he said deliberately, "that you are another of those poor fools who chuck away their life and happiness and go to the dogs because a woman had chosen to make a little use of them.
He's going to take on the supermarkets and fast food industry, and challenge them to drastically reduce the amount of food they chuck away.
CHELSEA boss Jose Mourinho has warned gamblers not to chuck away their money by backing him for the sack, writes Tom Hopkinson.
I understand your fear, but don't just chuck away a relationship if it's good now because you're thinking 20 years ahead.
I UNDERSTAND your fear but don't just chuck away a relationship if it's good now because you're thinking 20 years ahead.
AS World Cup fever grips the nation, a Midlands council is reminding football fans not to chuck away their left-over drinks and takeaway food containers.
A LETTER may have landed on your doormat recently that you really don't want to chuck away.
I should be more upbeat about the whole tour but it annoys me to chuck away the game.
On Tuesday, Huddersfield Town manage to chuck away goals to League I bottom club Tranmere Rovers.
And the growers wouldn't fancy growing Class 2 cucumbers much either, and therefore chuck away huge quantities of overbendy cucumbers and other abnormally shaped fruit and veg.
North East businesses chuck away more than pounds 1m a year through wasted energy.
You might have a fleeting fancy for a couple of 'rags' and are prepared to chuck away a couple of snarlers on each, but pounds 4 a throw makes it money more likely to stay in the pocket.