Example sentences for: squander

How can you use “squander” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • "We must decide whether to invest the surplus, to strengthen America over the long-term, or to squander it for the short-term," he argued Thursday.

  • However, I'd like to squander my space here with something I find far more riveting, and infinitely more disturbing: I'm referring, of course, to the announcement today that American Media Inc.--the company that owns the National Enquirer , the Weekly World News , and the Star --is buying the publisher of the Globe , the Sun and the National Examiner for $105 million.

  • Working from a trim novel by Tom Perrotta, Payne and co-writer Jim Taylor don't squander their resources on crowds or parades or elaborate spoofs of ceremony, the way most political satires tend to do.

  • The really interesting question is why the Cato Institute and other free-market conservatives should be willing to squander their intellectual credibility by associating their names with this sort of thing.

  • The fiscal consensus is that politicians of both parties have once again managed to take credit for a windfall not of their making (since the economy is generating enough revenue to balance the budget without any deal) and squander the windfall on politically calculated handouts.


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