have (something) to spare

idiom

used to indicate whether someone has more than enough of (something)
He seems to have energy to spare.I have no money to spare for such things right now.We have very little time to spare.

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“Have (something) to spare.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20%28something%29%20to%20spare. Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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