Definition of 'cigarette butt'
Example sentences containing 'cigarette butt'
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She had to pick up cigarette butts too.The Sun (2007) Christianity Today (2000)
Throwing cigarette butts away is disgusting, yet somehow people seem to think that when they do it they are not littering.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They left DNA on a cigarette butt.The Sun (2010)
I can't allow three cigarette butts in the same ashtray.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The causes of the many blazes were as yet unknown but the possibilities included a rolling rock, lightning and a casually discarded cigarette butt.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Up and down the country people are driving past millions of fast-food wrappers, cigarette butts and empty bottles on roadside verges.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
On a daily basis, from behind bushes and shrubs she digs up cans, cigarette butts and corks and delivers them to us.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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