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How much money did you spend?
We're spending a lot more on food than we used to.
They spent about £600 just rebuilding the front porch.
We spent the day at the beach.
How much time do you spend on homework?
I'm going to spend Christmas with my family.
I'll need to spend an hour rehearsing with the cast.
Considerable energy is spent on making the costumes look perfect.
We're spending the night with friends.
This is the British English definition of spend. View American English definition of spend.