spare verb translate English to Polish: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Translation of "spare" - English-Polish dictionary

spare

verb     /speər/
GIVE [T] to give time or money to someone poświęcać, dawać I have to go soon, but I can spare a few minutes. [+ two objects] Can you spare me some change?Giving, providing and supplying
PREVENT [+ two objects] to prevent someone from having to experience something unpleasant oszczędzić [often passive] I was spared the embarrassment of having to sing in front of everybody.Not punishing and reducing punishment
to spare If you have time, money, etc to spare, you have more than you need. w zapasie, w nadmiarze I arrived at the station with more than an hour to spare.Too much and unnecessary
spare no effort/expense, etc to use a lot of effort/expense, etc to do something nie szczędzić wysiłków/wydatków itp. [+ to do sth] We will spare no effort to find out who did this.Using and misusingGiving, providing and supplying
spare sb's life to not kill someone darować komuś życie →  See also spare a thought for sb Not punishing and reducing punishment
(Definition of spare verb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

drum

a musical instrument, especially one made from a skin stretched over the end of a hollow tube or bowl, played by hitting with the hand or a stick

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More