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Not always trashPlay
Discarding isn't limited to rubbish; it applies to anything unnecessary or unwanted. SlideHe discarded his old phone after getting a new one.
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Emotional weightPlay
Discarding can carry an emotional impact when it relates to personal items. SlideShe discarded her old letters, feeling a weight lift off her shoulders.
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Figurative sensePlay
It can be used figuratively to describe rejecting ideas or plans. SlideThe committee discarded our proposal in favor of a more traditional approach.