Usage examples for wasting

  1. You know there's no use in you and me wasting any words. – Counsel for the Defense by Leroy Scott
  2. Come on, we're wasting time. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  3. 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
  4. He seems to be wasting his life. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  5. 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
  6. Come, let us dance: we are only wasting time. – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess
  7. There's no sense in wasting money- is there? – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips
  8. 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
  9. Aren't you wasting time? – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  10. Wasting my time, that's what it is. – No Man's Land by H. C. McNeile
  11. 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
  12. We are talking nonsense and wasting the sunshine. – A Splendid Hazard by Harold MacGrath
  13. 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)
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. It is not our money he is wasting. – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  17. When I said he was wasting his life, I meant that he did not marry. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  18. I wonder when they're going to even begin realising how much time they're wasting! – The Heart of Arethusa by Francis Barton Fox
  19. She did just the right thing, without wasting any time whatever. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  20. " I want to see Mr. Presby," Dick answered, wasting no more words than had the other. – The Plunderer by Roy Norton