09 / 03 / 2005

SPARE: meaning and examples

Good morning. Today's word is: spare (adjective) It means: something you have in addition to other similar objects so that it is available when you need it; an extra object. Example 1: You must keep a spare tyre in your car in case of a road accident. Example 2: I've given a spare key to the neighbour so that if I ever lock myself out of my flat, I won't have to call a locksmith. Example 3: You can stay with us when you come to town, if you like. We have a spare room for guests. The word spare is also used in the expression spare time. Spare time means: time when you do not have to work or study and you can do what you like. Example 4: I like reading or going to the cinema in my spare time. If you have any questions about this word, please don't hesitate to contact me. I will answer you when I have some spare time. I hope you have a good day!


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