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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “expend”

expend

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪkˈspend/ slightly formal
to use or spend especially time, effort or money
花費,消費,耗費(尤指時間、精力或錢)
You expend so much effort for so little return.
你費了那麼大功夫,回報卻這麼微不足道。
Governments expend a lot of resources on war.
各國政府在戰爭上消耗了大量資源。
Using and misusingPaying and spending money
(Definition of expend from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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