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Translation of "spare" - English-Turkish dictionary

spare

verb     /speər/
GIVE [T] to give time or money to someone para/zaman ayırmak/vermek 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 kurtarmak, korumak, esirgemek [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. (zaman, para) harcamak; boşa harcayacak parası/zamanı olmak 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 hiç bir çaba ve masraftan kaçınmamak [+ 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 hayatını bağışlamak, öldürmemek →  See also spare a thought for sb Not punishing and reducing punishment
(Definition of spare verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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