sparen

(verb)

Meanings

1.
to save, to economize 
(Kind of the opposite of "wasting". Note that it's NOT always a good translation for "to spare".)
Opposite (closest): ausgeben
2.
[phrase for not bothering doing something]
("sich+Dat etwas sparen" )

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Word of the Day - "sparen"

A quick look at the meaning of "sparen", what it has to do with German culture, and the various ways to translate "to spare".

Vocab:

sparen, sich sparen, sparsam, ersparen, verschonen, übrig


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Root: *speh-
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