•to not be used
•to squander or miss an opportunity
When the Native American Indians killed a buffalo absolutely nothing went to waste.
Our new apartment has a small refrigerator so now we can’t buy many groceries and nothing goes to waste.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The idiom ‘go to waste’ means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”
Example usage of idiom ‘go to waste’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.