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Wasted and not used well

wasted

adjective

something such as time or money that is wasted is not used effectively

underused

adjective

not used enough, so that people do not get all the benefits that they could

misspent

adjective

wasted or used badly

lost

adjective

lost time or chances have been wasted

underutilized

adjective

underused

down the drain

completely lost or wasted

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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