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on the scrapheap

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishon the scrapheapon the scrapheapinformalGET RID OF not wanted or used anymore – used especially when this seems unfair Three years later he was on the political scrapheap. scrapheap
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on the scrapheapWhat does it mean if you have been there for 20 years and feel you are thrown on the scrapheap?He liked the way female models were thrown on the scrapheap by their late twenties.
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