a lot of garbage/nonsense

noun phrase

informal
: something very foolish
I think their ideas are a lot of garbage/nonsense.

Examples of a lot of garbage/nonsense in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Not a lot of garbage time available to bloody rookies. Mark Zeigler, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Nov. 2023 That there’s basically a lot of nonsense that was cobbled together for the story, and the only thing saving Inside Man from being a complete failure is the performances. Andy Meek, BGR, 3 Nov. 2022 Well, this is a conservative activist who went pretty far down the rabbit hole of conspiratorial thinking and apocalyptic thinking, and was encouraged by then President Trump to believe a lot of nonsense about what had happened in the 2020 election. ABC News, 27 Mar. 2022 Oh, there’s a lot of nonsense that gets passed around at the table. The Editors, Field & Stream, 10 Oct. 2020 The voting public is always asked to put up with a lot of nonsense during campaigns. Osita Nwanevu, The New Republic, 17 Aug. 2020 Nobody likes seeing trash in our parks and green spaces, but places that get a lot of visitation often get a lot of garbage too. Los Angeles Times, 1 Dec. 2022 My thinking: The Lions are going to be terrible, so there will be a lot of garbage time points to be had. Charles Curtis, USA TODAY, 3 Sep. 2021 That should lead to plenty of passes, and a lot of garbage yardage against soft defenses. J.p. Pelzman, Forbes, 2 Sep. 2021

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“A lot of garbage/nonsense.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20lot%20of%20garbage%2Fnonsense. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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