And in 2008, a U.S. official told The Guardian that as much as 70 percent of U.S. military aid had been “misspent.”
Not to seek to change the stern decree; not to annul those bitter phrases: his dissolute career—the memory of his misspent youth!
Pierre lives over again in swift review years of a misspent past.
If it get the best of his hours and an autobiography out of him, neither his time has been misspent nor has he lived in vain.
They talked, a little soberly, of thrift, and of their misspent years.
He made various attempts, and then relaxed in his endeavors, or misspent his means.
Had I the right to let her marry him when there lay behind him those misspent years?
misspent moments are so much of life and character thrown away; be careful to use them all in God's service.
I never pass that way now without thanking God for a misspent youth.
He had idled and misspent too many years, been vaurien and ne'er-do-well too long to be sordid now.