Get and Waste


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Get verb – To become affected with (a disease or disorder).
Usage example: don't cough on me—I don't want to get your cold

Waste and get are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Waste" instead a verb "Get".
Nearby Word: getting
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Waste verb – To use up carelessly.
Get and waste are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Get" instead a verb "Waste".
Nearby Words: wasted, wasting, wasteful, wastage, wastefulness
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Common collocations

power get power waste power
life get life waste life
amount get amount waste amount
chance get chance waste chance
Other nouns: drop, effect, moment, time, money, story, items, points, moments.
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Waste and Get. (2016). Retrieved 2021, August 05, from
Get & Waste. N.p., 2016. Web. 05 Aug. 2021. <>.
Waste or Get. 2016. Accessed August 05, 2021.

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