spare (someone) the details

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Definition of spare (someone) the details

: to not tell someone all the unpleasant or boring details about something "I drank too much last night and got sick." "Please, spare me the details."

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“Spare (someone) the details.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spare%20%28someone%29%20the%20details. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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