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spare tyreA large stomach and rolls of fat around the waist.Rate it:

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spare tyreAn extra tyre carried in case one of the vehicle's tyres is damaged or deflated.Rate it:

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tyre kickerA person who pretends to be interested in purchasing an item (especially a car), but who has no intention of buying it.Rate it:

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spare tireAn extra wheel or tire carried as a replacement in case of a flat.Rate it:

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spare the rod and spoil the childIf one does not discipline a child, he or she will never learn obedience and good manners.Rate it:

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Spare the Rod and Spoil the ChildTo give corporal punishment to someone in orders to make him learn something, or civilized himRate it:

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spare no effortTo do everything within one's powers to achieve something.Rate it:

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spare someone's blushesTo save someone from embarrassmentRate it:

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spare tireExcess weight or fat accumulated near the waist.Rate it:

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to spareleft overRate it:

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to sparemore than is requiredRate it:

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a pick-upA female whom frequents venues where males spend their spare time in billiards, drinking, lounging and where she seeks temporary companionship for ulterior motives.Rate it:

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doss downTo sleep on someone's sofa or floor because there is no bed spare.Rate it:

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fail overTo automatically switch processing from a failed component in a critical system to its live spare or backup component.Rate it:

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faites-moi grâce de vos observations, je vous en priePray spare me your remarks.Rate it:

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have a flatTo have a flat tyre.Rate it:

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by the skin of one's teethBarely; closely; by a narrow margin; with nothing to spare.Rate it:

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c'est un grand secHe is a tall, spare man.Rate it:

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give the cat another goldfishSpare no expenseRate it:

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labore supersedēre (itineris) (Fam. 4. 2. 4)to spare oneself the trouble of the voyage.Rate it:

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labori, operae non parcereto spare no pains.Rate it:

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nullum tempus intermittere, quin (also ab opere, or ad opus)to devote every spare moment to...; to work without intermission at a thing.Rate it:

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otio abūti or otium ad suum usum transferreto use up, make full use of one's spare time.Rate it:

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pitTo return to the pits during a race for refuelling, tyre changes, repairs etc.Rate it:

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pressed for timein a hurry, without spare time.Rate it:

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qui aime bien châtie bienSpare the rod and spoil the child.Rate it:

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softroader. This involves increased ground clearance with tyre, wheel, and suspension tweaks, skid plates and refers to mini SUV or wagons.Rate it:

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