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spend
British English: /spɛnd/
American English: /spɛnd/

Translation of spend in French:

noun

transitive verb prét, pp spent

  • 1 (pay out)
    (money, salary)
    to spend money on clothes/food/rent
    dépenser son argent en vêtements/en nourriture/en loyer
    how much do you spend on food?
    combien est-ce que tu dépenses en nourriture?
    to spend money on one's house/children/hobbies
    dépenser de l'argent pour la maison/les enfants/les loisirs
    to spend a fortune on books
    dépenser une fortune en livres
    he didn't spend a penny on his son's education
    il n'a pas dépensé un sou pour l'éducation de son fils
  • 2
    (time)
    I spent three weeks in China
    j'ai passé trois semaines en Chine
    they will spend a day in Rome
    ils passeront une journée à Rome
    he spent the night with me
    il a passé la nuit avec moi
    I spent two hours on my essay
    j'ai passé deux heures sur ma dissertation
    to spend hours/one's life doing
    passer des heures/sa vie à faire
    I want to spend some time with my family
    je veux passer un peu de temps avec ma famille
  • 3 (exhaust)
    (ammunition, energy, resources)

intransitive verb

reflexive verb

  • also: prét, pp spent
    to spend itself
    (storm)
    s'apaiser

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