- v. present participle of waste time.
“We succeed, but only after wasting time on several wrong turnings in increasingly heavy snow.”
“As more women move up the executive ladder, we suspect that they, too, will stop wasting time on that birds-and-bees thing.”
“Instead of wasting time disagreeing, I go over to the glass cabinets and take out Drinkonomicon, which I place on the counter next to the stove and open to the right page.”
“With the Quiet Revolution, finals, and ColorKind, I had too much to do to be wasting time in the bathroom.”
“The gift of distinguishing between essentials and not wasting time on non-essentials.”
“We are wasting time covering Kroll's Park Lane house; it is the house in St. Anne's Court we must watch.”
“The Chancellor, without wasting time to answer, raised the bottle to his lips, exclaiming: "Here's to the unification of Germany!" which sentiment the gurgling of an astonishingly long drink seemed to emphasize.”
“Dinners, evening parties, and all the apparatus for wasting time called "Society.”
“Some-how he preserved a placid politeness through every meeting with Manchoo officials who barely concealed their satisfaction in wasting time and frustrating our progress, but afterwards he'd be in a fever to get on, snapping at us, tugging his fringe, urging Grant and Montauban with an energy that stopped just short of rudeness; Montauban would bridle and Grant would nod, and then we staff-men would get pepper again.”
“Count Ciano played golf, Mussolini conducted vendettas against cats, and we were in an unmapped waste, wasting time until the time ran out and we were thrown into mismanaged battle against a people that fought like gods.”
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