spring for

phrasal verb

sprang for or sprung for; sprung for; springing for; springs for
US, informal
: to pay for (something) : to spend money on (something)
She refuses to spring for a new coat.
I'll spring for dinner.

Examples of spring for in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The $397 million hotel project, first revealed in December but without a specified brand, won local and state approvals this spring for $142 million in development incentives. Jc Reindl, Detroit Free Press, 3 July 2024 Upcoming Milwaukee County Parks lifeguard training program dates The Parks is offering three free, 12-hour in-water training courses this winter and spring for prospective lifeguards. Claire Reid, Journal Sentinel, 11 June 2024 There is a beautiful pool for everyone to use, but spring for one of the 14 residences that come with individual pools, spa-like bathrooms and outdoor pavilions. Catherine Garcia, theweek, 2 May 2024 The process of selecting the next round of vaccines is falling into a routine, similar to how the annual flu shot is updated, with vaccine experts selecting the strain in the spring for a vaccination campaign in the fall. Berkeley Lovelace Jr., NBC News, 13 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for spring for 

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“Spring for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20for. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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