哈利王子的回憶錄書名為 《Spare》(備用/備胎)，而經濟學人這篇文章的標題則是 《Spare us》(放過/饒了我們吧)。
📌 spare (adj.) 額外的，備用的；多餘的
If something is spare, it is available to use because it is extra.
•a spare key/tyre (tire) 備用鎖匙／輪胎
•spare time 空閒時間
📌 spare (adj.) 瘦高的，瘦長的
(literary) tall and thin
•He had the spare build of a runner.
📌 spare (adj.) 簡樸的，未裝飾的
(literary usually approving) plain and not decorated
•The interior is spare, almost minimalist*.
📌 spare (v.) 饒恕；放過；不傷害
to not hurt or destroy something or someone
•They asked him to spare the women and children.
📌 spare (v.) （尤指在自己困難的情況下）抽出，撥出，擠出
to give time, money, or space to someone, especially when it is difficult for you
•[ + two objects ] Could you spare me £20?
1. “Spare me the details" – used to ask someone to not give too much information
2. “In my spare time" – used to refer to the time when one is not working or occupied with other responsibilities
3. “Spare a thought/moment" – used to ask someone to consider or think about something
4. “Spare me the lecture" – used to ask someone to not give a long or detailed explanation or talk on a subject, especially if the person asking believes they already know the information or is not interested in hearing it
5. “Spare the rod, spoil the child" – a quote that means if you don’t discipline a child, they will turn out bad.
6. “Spare change" – small amount of money, usually coins, that is left over after paying for something.
7. “Spare me" – used to politely ask someone to stop doing something or to not say something.