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    Question Spend off

    She usually spends her day off with her husband.

    What does spend off mean?

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    Re: Spend off

    She usually spends her day off with her husband.

    What does spend off mean?


    her day off,not spend off

    Ιt means that she is away from work,that she doesn't work οn that day,so she spends her free time with her husband.

    check these examples:off,prep.,adv.- away from work or duty:
    Hes had ten days off school. Shes off today. Ive got three days off next week. How many days did you take off? I need some time off.



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    Re: Spend off

    Yay that's helpful. Thank you.

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    Re: Spend off

    In that sentence, "spend time" means to "use the time."


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    Re: Spend off

    Hi I work for an insurance company that uses the word spend in an interesting way. Examples- " We need to track the legal spend" or "let's run a report on the spend". Is the use of the word spend as a noun an appropriate way to use the word?

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    Re: Spend off

    No, in this case it's not grammatically correct. It would be grammatically correct to say "spending" or "expenditures". "Spend" is not a noun and I've never heard it used this way.

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