Waste away – English Idiom – Online English Lessons

To waste away is to gradually get thinner and weaker because you are not eating enough food, or because of illness.

Examples of use:

1. You must eat: you’re wasting away.

2. Michael looks thinner every time we see him – he’s wasting away.

3. You’ll waste away if you don’t eat properly.

4. Our old dog stopped eating and just wasted away.

waste away
present simple
waste away and wastes away
wasting away
past simple
wasted away
past participle
wasted away

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