with (something) to spare

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Definition of with (something) to spare

used to indicate how much or how little someone has of something extra that can be used if it is needed He just got there with (only) minutes/seconds to spare.He got there with plenty of time to spare.He barely made it with no time to spare before the train pulled out.

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“With (something) to spare.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20%28something%29%20to%20spare. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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