He has been sculpted from the spare rib of a world laid to waste
by America's foreign policy: its gunboat diplomacy, its nuclear arsenal, its vulgarly stated policy of "full spectrum dominance," its chilling disregard for non-American lives, its barbarous military interventions, its support for despotic and dictatorial regimes, its merciless economic agenda that has munched through the economies of poor countries like a cloud of locusts, its marauding multinationals that are taking over the air we breathe, the ground we stand on, the water we drink, the thoughts we think.
There is growing evidence that the trawlers may not only have scooped up all the fish but also laid to waste
the entire seafloor environment those fish required to survive.
I packed up my equipment in despair and retired for the night, convinced that all my months of planning had been laid to waste
by what was probably a 19-cent gear.
The city is laid to waste
by the firepower meant to save it.
The Jewish Holocaust laid to waste
any pretense of world Christendom.
During the process, vast tracts of land have been strip-mined and laid to waste
. In 1970 the company, alarmed by the size of its growing quarries, embarked on a rehabilitation project and employed Dr Rene Haller to run it.
Before that occurred, though, careers were laid to waste
, reputations were needlessly ruined.
By the end the most elite circles are laid to waste
, leaving only the author standing.
The Batang Pier fought to be in this spot-four wins, six losses-after a promising start was nearly laid to waste
by six straight losses.
But the fact remains, generations of jobs and hard work will be laid to waste
over night, if Congress fails to act.
laid to waste
Ratan, where boat is surrounded by rubbish
All his week's work laid to waste
after 30 seconds.