Many more people in the States are spending their free time surfing the Web, e- mafling friends or playing games online.
What eventually made Carla Toebe realize she was spending too much time on the Internet?
Those who are thinking their time did reverse spending time socializing instead of working.
They save up cash and desperately cut spending
Spending on such "durables" dropped at a 12% annual rate in 2008's third quarter, a 20% rate in the fourth.
When you spend money, you pay money for things that you want.
By the end of the holiday I had spent all my money...
Businessmen spend enormous amounts advertising their products...
If you spend time or energy doing something, you use your time or effort doing it.
Engineers spend much time and energy developing brilliant solutions...
This energy could be much better spent taking some positive action.
If you spend a period of time in a place, you stay there for a period of time.
We spent the night in a hotel.
The spend on a particular thing is the amount of money that is spent on it, or will be spent.
...the marketing and advertising spend.
Spending has decreased slightly this year.