What did you do—go through his wastebasket and find his pay stub?
Not because he tried to use company money to purchase, among other items, a $1,400 wastebasket, but because he got caught.
Beard nodded, and without another word, Kenney flung the work into the wastebasket.
Well, ultimately, the screenplay is the only part of a movie that you can fit into a wastebasket.
It will end up shriveled up, dried up, dead; rolled up in dirty gauze and tossed into a wastebasket, quickly forgotten.
Faversham had heard and had torn up his small compositions and had put them into the wastebasket, smiling.
Patty hastily intercepted its course and dropped it into the wastebasket.
With the blinding dawn of Western knowledge, Confucianism went into the wastebasket.
Daniel knocked the ashes from his pipe into the wastebasket.
It is impossible to work with much enthusiasm and care on exercises which are destined only for the wastebasket.