Translation of "expend" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

expend

verb [ T ] uk us /ɪkˈspend/ slightly formal

to use or spend especially time, effort or money

花费,消费,耗费(尤指时间、精力或钱)
You expend so much effort for so little return. 你费了那么大劲儿,回报却如此微不足道。
Governments expend a lot of resources on war. 各国政府在战争上消耗了大量资源。

(Translation of “expend” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)