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scrapheap

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishscrapheapscrap‧heap /ˈskræphiːp/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 on the scrapheap2 [countable]RUBBISH/WASTE a pile of unwanted things, especially pieces of metal
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scrapheapThe rejection meant our daughter was already on life's scrapheap.What 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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