Sentence Examples


  • Children still earned some extra money by gathering bottles and cans for recycling and schools engaged in paper drives, but the growth of plastic and the throwaway mentality outstripped these conservation methods.
  • Despite some of the concerns associated with so-called "throwaway" items, there's something to be said for an evening gown that doesn't cost an arm and a leg.
  • "I'll pick up a throwaway phone," he said, but didn't indicate when I'd hear from him.
  • Food in the United States is so inexpensive as a percentage of national income that it literally is a throwaway item.