Example sentences for: squanders

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

  • USAT notes that the narrow House (221-206) and Senate (50-49) votes mean that President Clinton's promised veto of the bill (because he says it squanders an historic opportunity to retire a substantial portion of the national debt) is unlikely to be overridden.

  • Show and Men in Black , at the other Godzilla and the dire Six Days, Seven Nights , which squanders a plucky, Carole Lombardish turn by the scrumptious Anne Heche.

  • But the paper squanders a bit of this edge when it writes that the situation in East Timor "has for two decades remained a largely invisible problem closed off to journalists, and the scene of some of the world's worst reported human rights abuses," thus falsely suggesting that poor coverage of the topic was somehow mostly caused by something other than press inattention.

  • Failure to ratify the treaty by April 29 squanders U.S. influence . Only representatives from the member states can sit on the committee that finalizes the treaty's logistics, and the United Nations won't hire verification inspectors from nonmember countries.

  • Others regret it squanders its potential for camp.

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