This page is about the collocation waste money
collocation pattern: verb + noun
to spend money on something you don't really need or want
- Why waste money on designer clothes you hardly ever wear?
- George Best said he spent lots of money on drinking, girls and fast cars, and wasted the rest.
You can also waste a particular amount, as in "waste fifty dollars".
Most people would say you've wasted money if you've spent it
Contributor: Matt Errey