throw away

throw away  {v.}
1. To get rid of as unwanted or not needed; junk.
Before they moved they threw away everything they didn't want to take with them.
I never save those coupons; I just throw them away.
2. To waste.
The senator criticized the government for throwing away billions on the space program.
3. To fail to make use of.
She threw away a good chance for a better job.
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