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Can you spare a couple of hours on Tuesday?
We arrived at the airport with just 20 minutes to spare.
It's kind of you to spare me a moment.
Thank God she had been spared the ordeal of surgery.
At least spare him the humiliation of having to ask for money.
Luckily the floods spared this historic church.
Civilians were not spared in the attack.
The commander was so impressed by their bravery that he spared their lives.
I'll spare you the details, but he wasn't very complimentary.
Don't try to spare our feelings – tell us the truth.
We will spare no effort to find the culprit of this crime.
She spared no expense in getting the house to look just right.
Please, spare a thought for the homeless this Christmas.
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