Spare no expense/pains/trouble doing something In english explanation

The meaning, explanation, definition and origin of the idiom/phrase "spare no expense/pains/trouble doing something", English Idiom Dictionary ( also found in Vietnamese )

author Yourpig Huyen calendar 2021-07-26 10:07

Meaning of Spare no expense/pains/trouble doing something

Spare no expense/pains/trouble doing something phrasal verb informal

Used when you spend much time, money or effort to do something that is necessary. 

The tour guide will spare no pains to make our travel unforgettable.

Their party was so amazing — They had spared no expense.

My friend has spared no expense to carry out the project.

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To waste a lot of money foolishly.

Grammar and Usage of Spare no expense/pains/trouble doing something

The verb "spare" should be conjugated according to its tense.

More examples:

My parent spared no trouble to organize my wonderful birthday party.

The verb "spare" should be conjugated according to its tense.

More examples:

My parent spared no trouble to organize my wonderful birthday party.

Origin of Spare no expense/pains/trouble doing something

The origin of this expression is not clear.

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no half measures

Adequate measures or actions

Example:

There were no half measures in the wedding from the very beginning to the end.

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