scrapheap


scrapheap
scrapheap [{{t}}'skræphi:p]
noun
(a) décharge f;
to throw sth on the scrapheap mettre qch à la ferraille ou au rebut
(b) {{}}figurative{{}} rebut m;
to be thrown on or consigned to the scrapheap être mis au rebut;
he ended up on the scrapheap on l'a mis au rebut

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