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    spend $20 for flowers

    I know the collocation is 'spend $20 on flowers'. However, is it also good English to say 'spend $20 for flowers'?

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    Re: spend $20 for flowers

    Quote Originally Posted by LiuJing View Post
    I know the collocation is 'spend $20 on flowers'. However, is it also good English to say 'spend $20 for flowers'?

    Sure. It sounds fine to my AmE ear.

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    Re: spend $20 for flowers

    To my BE ear, only 'spend $20 on flowers' sounds right.

    Rover

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