spare no effort

Definition of spare no effort

:to do everything one can
  • We will spare no effort to ensure the safety of the tunnels.

Word by Word Definitions

spare play
  1. : to forbear to destroy, punish, or harm

  2. : to refrain from attacking or reprimanding with necessary or salutary severity

  3. : to relieve of the necessity of doing or undergoing something

  1. : not being used

  2. : being over and above what is needed : superfluous

  3. : not liberal or profuse : sparing

  1. : a spare tire

  2. : a duplicate (such as a key or a machine part) kept in reserve

  3. : the knocking down of all 10 pins with the first 2 balls in a frame in bowling

effort play
  1. : conscious exertion of power : hard work

  2. : a serious attempt : try

  3. : something produced by exertion or trying


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