waste of space


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waste of space

something that is completely without value. The wrecked furniture in here is just a waste of space. This broken-down car is a waste of space!
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waste of space

a person perceived as useless or incompetent. informal
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Even with a somewhat thoughtless ending, the witty writing and plethora of pop culture references in Waste of Space make it worth the read.
Readers will come to see that Waste of Space is a satire skewering every element it seemed at first to glorify.
Equally in the summer even if it's not a red hot day once the sun shines onto the conservatory they become unbearably hot, it again becomes a waste of space.
While you may see it as a pointless waste of space, it would seem there are a lot of social and regional prejudices being unearthed through this debate and these notions take time (and print-space) to get resolved.
He's a vain, balding, booze-swilling waste of space.
My view of social networking sites like Facebook, Bebo and Myspace was that they catered for the younger generation who constantly need to text or send instant messages - my default position on the issue was to dismiss these sites as a complete waste of space.
When it comes to creating digital music, it's all well and good having the latest equipment and software, but if you don't know how to use it - it's simply a waste of space.
I fail to see the connection between architecture and crime, except that Selfridges is a criminal waste of space and money.
WASTE OF SPACE Visitors travel 3 to 5 hours by boat to reach the beaches of Costa Rica's Tortuguero National Park--home to hawksbill, green, and leatherback turtles.
Since the biggest waste of space I had was the empty jars on the shelves, it only seemed logical to use that space for storage.
I usually enjoy reading the magazine every month, but I'm becoming disheartened by the waste of space in your "Air Mail" section.
I love this kind of thing, straddling the line between the "possibly truly useful" and "possibly truly a complete and utter waste of space, time and money" gadget boundary.
EASTENDERS canonising useless, grumpy waste of space Lucy Beale.
I am starting to think that they're a complete waste of space.
Just wave the white flag over the town hall, close the doors and save the electricity because our elected leaders, like the government, are a waste of space and the money this will save can be put to better use.