1. I
earn before you spend сначала заработай, а потом уж трать; I haven't much to spend я не могу тратить много [денег]
2. II
spend in some manner spend recklessly /rashly/ (freely, lavishly, right and left, etc.) нерасчетливо и т.д. тратить /расходовать/ деньги; I am always spending у меня всегда расходы, я всегда трачу деньги
3. III
spend smth.
1) spend one's money (one's income, one's savings, etc.) тратить /расходовать/ свои деньги и т.д.
2) spend one's strength /one's force/ (all one's ammunition, etc.) истратить /израсходовать/ свои силы и т.д.
3) spend a sleepless night (a pleasant evening, a few instructive hours, etc.) проводить бессонную ночь и т.д.;
4. IV
1) spend smth. in some manner spend smth. quickly (freely, liberally /lavishly/, right and left, economically, wisely, foolishly, rashly /recklessly/, etc.) быстро и т.д. тратить /расходовать/ что-л.; how do you spend your time? как вы проводите время?; spend smth. in some time spend much money every day (ten dollars today, t 200 a year, etc.) тратить много денег каждый день и т.д.
2) spend time somewhere spend too much time here (the winter abroad, etc.) проводить слишком много времени здесь и т.д.; I meant to spend the night here я хотел переночевать здесь /провести здесь ночь/
5. XI
1) be spent ill-gotten money is soon spent что нечестно наживается, то быстро проживается; be spent towards smth. he contributed a lot of money to be spent towards the improvement of medical care он пожертвовал много денег на улучшение /усовершенствование/ медицинского обслуживания
2) be spent in doing smth. a week may be spent in seeing the sights на осмотр достопримечательностей отводится неделя
spend oneself his anger will soon spend itself его гнев скоро пройдет, он скоро перестанет сердиться; the storm has spent itself буря улеглась; his rage spent itself on the dog он сорвал свой гнев на собаке; he spends himself for his children он выматывается /выбивается из сил/ ради детей
7. XXI1
1) spend smth. on (for) smb., smth. spend money [lavishly (recklessly, etc.)] on oneself (on books, on smb.'s education, on a mere hobby, on cigarettes, etc.) [щедро и т.д.] тратить /расходовать/ деньги на себя и т.д.; spend too much money (very little money, all one's fortune, five pounds, etc.) on smb., smth. тратить /расходовать/ слишком много денег и т.д. на кого-л., что-л.; I spent my whole life on it я этому посвятил всю свою жизнь; spend a lot of money for clothes (for amusements, for books, etc.) тратить много денег на одежду и т.д.; spend a lot of money for nought тратить много денег впустую; I'm willing to spend a lot for a piano на рояль я денег не пожалею; spend smth. in some time we spent more money than ever during our holidays во время нашего отпуска мы истратили больше денег, чем всегда
2) spend smth. on (for, over, etc.) smth. spend a whole chapter on unimportant details (so many pages on the incident, etc.) отводить целую главу мелким /незначительным/ деталям и т.д.; spend one's blood and life for the cause of liberty отдавать силы и жизнь борьбе за свободу; spend one's strength (one's efforts) in vain (to no purpose) тратить силы напрасно (безрезультатно); spend one's words /one's breath/ in vain тратить слова впустую; it is useless to spend any more pains over it что толку заниматься этим дальше?; spend time on smth. spend much time on research (nearly twenty years on a project, etc.) тратить много времени на изыскания и т.д.; spend time in /at/ some place spend a lot of time in the library (a day at the beach, a delightful day in the country, more than half his life in Paris, the remainder of his years in Japan, etc.) проводить много времени в библиотеке и т.д.; spend many hours in a pleasant conversation проводить часы в приятной беседе, часами вести приятную беседу; spend all one's life in poverty прожить всю жизнь в нищете; spend time with smb. spend months (a fortnight, the day and evening, an afternoon, etc.) with smb. проводить долгие месяцы и т.д. с кем-л.; come and spend a week with us приезжайте и поживите у нас недельку; spend time over smth. spend time over books (over newspapers, etc.) проводить время за книгами и т.д.
1) spend money in doing smth. spend money in buying books (in drinking, in gambling, etc.) тратить деньги на покупку книг и т.д.
2) spend smth. in doing smth. spend one's trouble (one's breath) in trying to help (in convincing him, etc.) тратить немало труда (немало слов), чтобы попытаться помочь и т.д.; spend time in (on) doing smth. spend much time in gardening тратить на свой сад много времени; spend part of the time in fishing часть своего времени заниматься рыбной ловлей; spend a lot of time in dressing уделять много времени своему туалету; spend one's holidays in reading провести весь свой отпуск за чтением /за книгами/; spend a lifetime on developing this theory посвятить всю жизнь разработке этой темы

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