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Disposable goods have made life very convenient and are usually cheaper than the reusable versions. But today's WordMaster should remind us that we may be paying a higher price for these goods than we think.

Today's Lesson
WASTE (n.)   ごみ


  • Waste is something that cannot be used or is not wanted.
  • waste とは、使えないものや必要とされないもの、つまり、ごみのことです。


  1. Plastic waste in the oceans is becoming an important problem, since it can harm seabirds and other wildlife.
  2. In Japan, newspapers, cans, and bottles are usually recycled rather than thrown away as waste.
  3. I read somewhere that the average American produces about 2 kilograms of household waste (= waste produced at home) every day.

英会話レッスンHave a nice day!