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spend

verb [I or T] (MONEY)
 
 
/spend/ (spent)
to give money as a payment for something
花费;用,花(钱)
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。
Paying and spending money
(Definition of spend verb (MONEY) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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