GARBAGE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of GARBAGE
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 n.  trash, worthless or nonsensical matter, food wastes
Classic Sentence:
1  She noted that all winter long the citizens had been throwing garbage into their back yards, to be cleaned up in spring.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
2  Here was a great hole, perhaps two city blocks square, and with long files of garbage wagons creeping into it.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 2
3  First they took out the soil to make bricks, and then they filled it up again with garbage, which seemed to Jurgis and Ona a felicitous arrangement, characteristic of an enterprising country like America.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 2
4  I had this particular bit of local garbage from our garbage bird, our ibis, our scavenging turkey-buzzard, Mrs Bolton.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
Example Sentence:
1  The ravenous dog upset several garbage pails in its search for food.
2  So many better candidates and this garbage is what you picked?
3  Although the effort of taking out the garbage tired Wayne out for the entire morning, when it came to partying, he was indefatigable.
4  He took out the garbage at 3 am because the effluvia had begun wafting into the bedroom.
5  Don't forget to take out the garbage.
6  Much of their furniture was scavenged from other people's garbage.
7  Throw any left-over food in the garbage.
8  By late in the afternoon, all police officers had vacated the government district of the capital, leaving behind burned military trucks, mattresses and heaps of garbage at the positions they had occupied for months.