Examples of deadwood in a Sentence
She's determined to get the deadwood out of the company.
a healthy tree with no deadwood
Recent Examples of deadwood from the Web
Pellegrini may have to shift some of the deadwood first though, as reports suggest Real Madrid could demand as much as €50m for their prized asset, with Los Blancos seemingly in no hurry to sell.
Hector Bellerin has been named as one of Unai Emery's five 'untouchable' players at the Emirates, as the new Arsenal manager prepares to trim the deadwood from his squad.
After many seasons relentlessly trying to rid themselves of their deadwood, this transfer window seems to be the most fruitful for the Gunners in terms of outgoing transfers.
United offloaded deadwood for a world-class winger, while Arsenal signed a player capable of great performances at the expense of someone who could have left for free.
Arsenal will also be expected to be busy on the departures front, as the club prepares to offload deadwood, as well as send promising youngsters out on loan for more certainty on game time.
Wait to see if plants leaf out or re-sprout, then prune off deadwood.
The result has been a buildup of deadwood and dry brush.
In reality, though, every Power Five conference has perennial deadwood (see Wake Forest, Purdue and Iowa State).
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DEADWOOD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of deadwood for English Language Learners
: people or things that are not useful or helpful in achieving a goal
: dead wood on a tree
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