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squander something away

to waste something; to use up something valuable wastefully. Where is all the money I gave you last month? Did you squander it all away? Frank squandered away all his assets.
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squander something on someone or something

to waste all of something on someone or something. I am tired of squandering money on this rickety old house. I squandered a fortune on Roger and what did it get me?
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Al-Jubouri said in a speech addressed to the demonstrators: that the House of Representatives will allocate the next meeting to discuss the demands of the demonstrators and to identify time ceilings for their implementation," adding, that the demonstrators demands are legitimate and can not be ignored, it is necessary to end the presence of the corrupt who have squandered and stole the bounties of the country.
Real Letting rip on his Kicca blog, he believes his legacy was squandered by former manager Andre Villas-Boas.
The latest report has surveyed up to BD400m in squandered public money for the last two years," said parliament financial and economic affairs committee member Mohammed Al Ahmed.
BEIRUT: The financial prosecutor launched an investigation Wednesday into allegations that a contracting company squandered public funds in the renovation of Roumieh Prison.
The court ordered the defendants to pay back LE796 million, the value of the squandered funds, in addition to another equal amount in fines.
The law also obliges investors to return all the squandered funds at the time of committing the crime not at the time of reconciliation, without considering how much profit the investor made as a result of this corruption, according to EIPR.
What about the money squandered making these dangerous crossings and the money that will be squandered putting them right?
THE previous Government squandered a colossal pounds 1.
Summary: Manchester City squandered an early lead as they were beaten 3-1 by Hamburg in the first leg of their Uefa Cup quarter-final.
Power currently being abused and squandered by those who should protect us.
5 billion has been squandered on botched or delayed Government IT projects since 1997.
Squandered the opportunity to possibly end the War on Terror before it really gained a fanatic following, and the terrorists got away from Tora Bora, Afghanistan.
After two initial hearings that focused on inadequate on-track insurance coverage to compensate disabled riders, the guild sued Gertemenian and former Chief Operating Officer Albert Fiss to try to recover money the union alleges its former leaders squandered.
Labour squandered much of the first round, and left us so poor that we qualified the second time around.
5 billion to keep the system running, just weeks after The Washington Post revealed that officials had squandered about $1 billion in recent rail car and escalator contracts.