Dutch English Dictionary

Nederlands, Vlaams - English

besteden in English:

1. spend spend

Don't spend too much money.
You might as well throw your money away as spend it on gambling.
I spend as much time working in the garden in one day as my brother does in a week.
Spend your time wisely and you'll always have enough of it.
If you spend too much time in the sun without putting on sunscreen, you are likely to get a sunburn.
Prime numbers are like life; they are completely logical, but impossible to find the rules for, even if you spend all your time thinking about it.
Obviously, Tom had a lot on his mind, but I had no choice but to ask him to spend some time helping us with our problems.
To become a professional banjo player, you need to spend thousands of hours practicing.
A normal person might spend a lifetime at it and still not succeed but faced with a determined Ren it was not greatly different from a normal cylinder lock.
Bob thinks it is a silly idea to call his mother who is so far away, to spend so much, and to say so little.
Women in their hearts think that men are intended to earn money so that they may spend it, if possible during their husband's lifetime, but at any rate after his death.
In business today, too many executives spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't need, to impress people they don't even like.
Her daughter has been favoring her husband over her, so Leila has taken the opportunity to spend time with her other babies, gin and vermouth.
to give or pay money for something I usually don't spend much money on presents. How much do you spend on food?
We usually go to the mountains but this year we have talked our parents into spending two weeks at the seaside.

English word "besteden"(spend) occurs in sets:


2. dedicate dedicate

He dedicated himself to academic work.
The boxer dedicated his victory to his wife.
He dedicated his spare time to testing new computer games.
The new president said she would dedicate herself to protecting the rights of the sick and the homeless.
I dedicated my money to the new school.
people dedicate much energy to...
Having climbed all the way to the shrine, I decided to dedicate a votive horse tablet.
Once I retire, I will dedicate my whole time to Tatoeba.
Shortly after coming back to France, he decided to abandon his career as an economist in order to dedicate himself to his true passion: writing, in Spain.

English word "besteden"(dedicate) occurs in sets:

hoofdstuk 2 mavo 4 1