Example sentences for: squandering

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

  • While consumer activists pump for another technological fix--"smart" air bags that can adjust their behavior to the stature of front-seat passengers--more and more of us (perhaps influenced in part by mandatory seat-belt laws in 49 states) are squandering those 2.97 precious seconds and buckling up.

  • Usually a few billion dollars in the bank inoculates you against bad press, but Edgar Jr. has been designated the movie industry's official idiot--a 42-year-old child who's squandering his family (and his shareholders') fortune on romantic Tinseltown fantasies.

  • are betting that the public will blame the president, not Congress, for squandering the money he has insisted be saved to shore up Social Security.

  • Nor has the fun we all had sneering at England's squandering its North Sea oil windfall in the '70s and '80s kept the Republican Party from proposing to give away the budget surplus to their rich constituents.

  • 2) By devoting the surplus to Social Security, Clinton is keeping congressional Republicans and Democrats from squandering the money on tax cuts and spending, respectively.

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