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Dead Wood

Dead Wood - people in a group, work place, government or organization that are not needed anymore or don't really do anything

  • There is a lot of dead wood in the government. People get paid, and they don't do anything.
  • We have to get rid of the dead wood that works in the company. There are some people that get a pay check to sit around and do nothing.
  • The university has a lot of dead wood. I would like to see them retire.
  • Do you think there is dead wood in the local housing organization?
  • The company can save a lot of money, if they get rid of the dead wood.
  • I work with a lot of dead wood. I wish the boss would find them something to do.

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