Waste of time

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a waste of time: a bad use of time, time spent doing useless or unnecessary things
Sometimes I think that talking to Philip is a waste of my time. There's no point trying to speak to him as he doesn't listen anyway.
We're wasting our time negotiating with you. Let's go; there's no point staying here, it's a useless way to spend the time we have.
to waste: to squander, to make bad use of; to decay, to decline
Sometimes I get the impression that he's wasting his life collecting stamps. It's such a pointless activity.
I already wasted all morning looking for the missing report. I spent all that time looking for it for nothing; I didn't find it!
Don't waste your food; please eat it as I don't want to have to throw it in the garbage.

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