fritter away


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Synonyms for fritter away

to spend (money) excessively and usually foolishly

Synonyms for fritter away

spend frivolously and unwisely

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British warlords fritter away British lives without concern as to whether the general public support the Afghan war.
Why else would city bigwigs fritter away more than quarter of a million pounds on outside "Public Relations" firms, when they already employ 10 press officers of their own?
WARRINGTON coach James Lowes saw his side fritter away the chance of a home tie in the engage Super League play-offs.
As we've seen before in the case of the BAE Al-Yamamah deal, Western governments are happy to see authoritarian states fritter away their money on expensive toys, as long as it's from the right suppliers.
Now he can go buy clothing and books on his own,'' said an optimistic Rothman, hoping Josh won't fritter away the Hanukkah money on video games.
Those who have pounds 100,000 to fritter away can hire him.
Dinners out, a housekeeper, buying expensive prepackaged foods from the grocery store, and not taking the time to comparison shop can quickly fritter away dollars.
That's what a so-called charmed life has needed, An open season to fritter away, hunting Or cavorting about as snug in its getup As the ace of spaces is in his or in yours;
The home side went on to fritter away chance after chance in the first half hour.
We couldn't agree more that a marketplace should never compromise on its core technology, nor fritter away precious dollars on dazzling public-relations campaigns.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Chateau 9 Nymph 10 Debit 11 Tresses 12 Tar 13 A la carte 16 Ladybird 17 Nip 19 Cordial 21 Exact 22 Laura 23 Trivial DOWN: 1 Acidity 2 Canberra 3 Cert 4 On demand 5 Emus 6 Chess 8 Ultraviolet 13 Atypical 14 Tanzania 15 Spatula 18 Scale 20 Rout 21 Erie QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Prospective 8 Boo 9 Ace 11 On board 12 Mushy 13 Rye 14 Toe 15 Fitness 17 Dub 19 Peep 21 Rant 23 Scar 25 Year 27 Rib 29 Kestrel 31 Arm 34 Sty 36 Sooty 37 Restore 38 Too 39 Far 40 Fritter away DOWN: 1 Pony 2 Robe 3 Station 4 Ending 5 Times 6 Vast 7 Echo 8 Bored 10 Eye up 16 Spa 18 Bra 20 Err 22 Ark 24 Chelsea 25 Yeast 26 Starve 28 Buyer 30 Egypt 32 Roof 33 Moor 34 Sofa 35 Tray
Albion's success brought an end to the suffering of their supporters, who had watched them fritter away a 19-point lead.
How did a country the size of Britain manage to fritter away such a phenomenal heritage?
AS CHILDREN in the North East prepare to go back to school, new research reveals a worrying number of them will fritter away their parents' cash by stocking up at the sweet shop on the way to class.
THAT Birmingham City Council managed to fritter away over pounds 1 million of taxpayers' money on expensive taxi journeys is a worrying example of the reckless attitude that many local government workers seem to have towards public funds.