Usage examples for wasting

  1. Come on, we're wasting time. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  2. Bravely she kept her heart, and carefully she saved her strength, swimming slowly, resting often, and wasting no breath in talk. – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  3. What did she think of her great preacher, her prophet, wasting the few hours of life that remained to him over such a business? – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  4. " I want to see Mr. Presby," Dick answered, wasting no more words than had the other. – The Plunderer by Roy Norton
  5. I wonder when they're going to even begin realising how much time they're wasting! – The Heart of Arethusa by Francis Barton Fox
  6. He seems to be wasting his life. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  7. If there ever was a general who understood the useful art of wasting his adversary's time, Washington was that general. – The War of Independence by John Fiske
  8. The last time we were late he went and complained to Father and said he'd have to charge us extra for wasting his time. – Monitress Merle by Angela Brazil
  9. We are talking nonsense and wasting the sunshine. – A Splendid Hazard by Harold MacGrath
  10. She did just the right thing, without wasting any time whatever. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  11. Aren't you wasting time? – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  12. It went to my heart to see this fine old fellow wasting away before my eyes. – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  13. Why the deuce can't he come back instead of wasting time and energy over some wild- goose chase? – The Red Derelict by Bertram Mitford
  14. When I said he was wasting his life, I meant that he did not marry. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  15. It is not our money he is wasting. – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  16. Come, let us dance: we are only wasting time. – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess
  17. There's no sense in wasting money- is there? – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips
  18. Besides, it would be wasting wishes on her, To be in hopes of her weeping at this. – Georgian Poetry 1913-15 by Edited by E. M. (Sir Edward Howard Marsh)
  19. You know there's no use in you and me wasting any words. – Counsel for the Defense by Leroy Scott
  20. Wasting my time, that's what it is. – No Man's Land by H. C. McNeile