Translation of "spend" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ I or T ] (MONEY) uk us /spend/ (spent)

to give money as a payment for something

How much did you spend? 你花了多少钱?
I don't know how I managed to spend so much in the pub last night. 我不知道昨晚在酒吧怎么会花了这么多钱。
We spent a fortune when we were in New York. 我们在纽约花了一大笔钱。
She spends a lot of money on clothes. 她在衣服上花销很大。
We've just spent £1.9 million on improving our computer network. 我们刚花了190万英镑改进我们的计算机网络系统。
We went on a spending spree (= We bought a lot of things) on Saturday. 我们周六疯狂购物。

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