Die Übersetzung von "spare" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /speə/

to manage without

se passer de
No-one can be spared from this office.

to afford or set aside for a purpose

réserver à
I can’t spare the time for a holiday.

to treat with mercy; to avoid injuring etc

épargner qqn
‘Spare us!’ they begged.

to avoid causing grief, trouble etc to (a person)

Break the news gently in order to spare her as much as possible.

to avoid using, spending etc

He spared no expense in his desire to help us.

to avoid troubling (a person with something); to save (a person trouble etc)

épargner (qqch. à qqn)
I answered the letter myself in order to spare you the bother.
sparing adjective

careful or economical

Try to be sparing with the saffron as it is a very expensive ingredient.
sparingly adverb

spare part

a part for a machine etc, used to replace an identical part if it breaks etc.

pièce de rechange
spare rib

a rib of pork with only a small amount of meat left on it.

côte levée
(and) to spare

in greater supply or quantity than is needed; extra

de reste, de trop
I’ll go to an exhibition if I have time to spare
I have enough food and to spare.

(Die Übersetzung von "spare" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)