spare no expense


spare no expense
spare no expense
to spend a lot of money in order to make something extremely good: »

No expense was spared in redesigning the chairman's office.

Main Entry: expense

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • spare no expense — phrase to spend as much money as necessary to make something good, without worrying about the cost She spared no expense in getting the house to look just right. Thesaurus: to spend or to pay moneysynonym Main entry: spare * * * spare no expense… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spare no expense — ► spare no expense (or no expense spared) be prepared to pay any amount. Main Entry: ↑spare …   English terms dictionary

  • spare no expense — to not consider the cost of something. The team spared no expense in hiring players last year. Related vocabulary: spare no effort to do something …   New idioms dictionary

  • spare no expense — to spend as much money as necessary to make something good, without worrying about the cost She spared no expense in getting the house to look just right …   English dictionary

  • spare no expense (or no expense spared) — be prepared to pay any amount. → spare …   English new terms dictionary

  • expense — ex‧pense [ɪkˈspens] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] ACCOUNTING an amount of money that a business or organization has to spend on something: • Most advertisers look upon advertising as an expense and not an investment, which is a mistake. • The… …   Financial and business terms

  • spare — ► ADJECTIVE 1) additional to what is required for ordinary use. 2) not currently in use or occupied. 3) with no excess fat; thin. 4) elegantly simple. ► NOUN ▪ an item kept in case another item of the same type is lost, broken, or worn out. ►… …   English terms dictionary

  • spare´ness — spare «spair», verb, spared, spar|ing, adjective, spar|er, spar|est, noun. –v.t. 1. to show mercy to; refrain from harmi …   Useful english dictionary

  • spare´a|ble — spare «spair», verb, spared, spar|ing, adjective, spar|er, spar|est, noun. –v.t. 1. to show mercy to; refrain from harmi …   Useful english dictionary

  • spare no effort to do something — spare no effort to (do something) to work as hard as possible to achieve something. Emergency services have spared no effort to help people whose homes were destroyed by the tornadoes. Related vocabulary: spare no expense …   New idioms dictionary


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