Examples of squander in a Sentence
He vowed not to squander this opportunity.
squandered all her money gambling in casinos
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The Marlins left a man on base in each of the first seven innings and squandered a quartet of chances with inning-ending double plays.
But this is a crucial mistake, which has failed in Iraq in the past and risks squandering today’s opportunity for reform.
Game notes: The Tigers squandered leads in both the sixth and seventh innings, losing 7-6 to the Rangers in Monday's series opener.
If Britain, Germany, France and perhaps Russia and China respond by backing up the nuclear deal and giving Iran added incentives to stick with it, the United States could wind up having squandered its leverage.
That crushing Game 2 loss had ended in such controversy, with the Sixers squandering a 22-point lead and regaining an advantage late with McConnell on the floor, only to have Brown ride with Simmons for the final five minutes.
Afforded a one-run lead after Alex Bregman's second-inning solo home run, the Astros squandered two pristine chances to, first, augment their lead, then regain it.
While Haniger went 3 for 5 with two doubles, a homer and three RBI, the rest of the lineup squandered far too many scoring opportunities in a 7-4 loss.
But first-time filmmakers Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein squander both these assets, delivering less of a movie than a corporate-friendly platform on which to sell female empowerment through platitudes and lifestyle brands.
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play ducks and drakes with (or make ducks and drakes of);
SQUANDER Defined for English Language Learners
: to use (something) in a foolish or wasteful way
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