Translation of "spare" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb (TRY HARD) 努力尝试 uk us /speər/ US  /sper/
spare no effort/expense

to use a lot of effort, expense (= money) etc. to do something

[ + to infinitive ] We will spare no effort to find out who did this. 我们会不遗余力,一定查出是谁做了这件事。
not spare yourself formal

to try as hard as you can to achieve something

She never spared herself in the pursuit of excellence. 她竭尽全力追求卓越。

(Translation of “spare verb (TRY HARD)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)