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discard

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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discarddis‧card1 /dɪsˈkɑːd $ -ɑːrd/ ●○○ verb  1 [transitive]THROW AWAY to get rid of something syn throw away Discard any old cleaning materials. discarded paper2 [intransitive, transitive]DGC to put down unwanted cards in a card game
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Examples from the Corpus
discardWait! You forgot to discard.In many cases, expensive equipment is being discarded.The parasitism of advertising enables it to use and discard any style and content for its own ends.Meanwhile, librarian Jane Lane has recently had to discard around 100 social science books because they were woefully out of date.A child had become trapped in a refrigerator discarded in a vacant lot.Interference pattern Today's cellphone networks treat the interference information as unwanted noise and discard it.A first step for this current administration would be to discard its ideologically-inspired opposition to council housing building.I just traded up, discarding my old Colorado Jumbo 250 tape drive for new Colorado Jumbo 1400.Cut the olives into small slices and discard the pits.People who discard their litter in the streets should have to pay heavy fines.
Related topics: Cards
discarddis‧card2 /ˈdɪskɑːd $ -ɑːrd/ noun [countable]  DGCan unwanted card that is put down in a card game
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discardHer sensible cotton nightshirt must have been one of his discards.Marble discards are crushed to make the gravel or composite paving stones you see all over the world.Cap Sogea had such dominance in the class that her one discard was a 1st place.What is one institution's discard is another's desideratum.People pay him to haul away their discards.
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Verb table
discard
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydiscard
he, she, itdiscards
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydiscarded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave discarded
he, she, ithas discarded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad discarded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill discard
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have discarded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam discarding
he, she, itis discarding
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you, we, theyare discarding
Past
I, he, she, itwas discarding
you, we, theywere discarding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been discarding
he, she, ithas been discarding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been discarding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be discarding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been discarding
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