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Hello,

Is it idiomatic to say 'put something to waste' ? Like you can say ' put something to good use'.

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MustAskIs it idiomatic to say 'put something to waste' ?
I haven't heard it. We often say that the items 'goes to waste', or we simply 'waste the item'.
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Yes, you can say that. As in "I'd hate to put money to waste"

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Yes, you can say that. As in "I'd hate to put money to waste"

That is not familiar in the UK.