“Spend” in the news

Example collocations

spend more
spend more time
spend most
spend the night
spend time

Publications and example sentences

www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· No, Australia is not the US. Our shocking racial injustice is all our own  
This week the retail figures for April were released showing our spending fell 17%, and our spending on clothes and footwear fell 54% – meaning in April we spent the same amount on clothing as we did in 1995 when our population was 30% smaller.  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Sporting silence in the Covid-19 era – a photographer's view  
It’s controversial, but as someone who spends months on the road each year covering sporting assignments, I can honestly say I’ve enjoyed this slice of sporting silence and the opportunity it has provided to reflect and miss it.  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Burnt fence bellwether: how Liberal and Labor both say they will save Eden-Monaro  
Kotvojs suggests that Covid-19 may have slowed government processes, but concedes “many people are concerned” about the speed with which the $2bn set aside for bushfire relief is being spent.  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· 'We will lose a generation': why Australia must fix apprentice and job training post-Covid  
A spokesperson for Michaelia Cash, the minister for employment, skills, small and family business, says the government wants to renegotiate the National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development because it “sees the federal government hand over $1.5bn in untied funding each year with no oversight of how the money is spent, or what the efficient price for different training courses actually is”.  Copy example sentence
www.nytimes.com
The New York Times
· Bonfire of Trump’s Vanity  
Lincoln gave his life trying to stop a clash of civilizations, “with malice toward none,” while Trump spends his presidency ginning up a clash of civilizations, with malice toward all.  Copy example sentence
www.si.com
Sports Illustrated
· Nicaraguan Baseball's COVID-19 Experience a Cautionary Tale for MLB  
Cardoze father and son spent a week in the hospital after having tested positive for COVID-19.  Copy example sentence
www.si.com
Sports Illustrated
· History, Legacy Demand Browns Lead Amid Racial Turmoil  
Berry spent this last season with the Philadelphia Eagles working for general manager Howie Roseman.  Copy example sentence
www.independent.co.uk
The Independent
· Coronavirus: Why was there no daily briefing today?  
Following his discharge he spent several weeks recuperating at Chequers while a succession of ministers including health secretary Matt Hancock took questions from the media and members of the public.  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Paul Pogba's marriage of convenience with Manchester United may get unlikely spark  
Not only does the financial uncertainty make it less likely any suitor will spend heavily on Pogba, it also gives Solskjær what is in effect a nine-game mini-season when he can assess his options, persuade players who were having doubts this is a club moving in the right direction and, vitally, qualify for next season’s Champions League.  Copy example sentence
www.nytimes.com
The New York Times
· Why the Coronavirus Is Winning  
By the time this effort at reality-denial collapsed, the baton of narrative delusion had been passed to President Donald Trump, who spent crucial weeks behaving as though the power of positive thinking could suffice to keep his glorious economy afloat.  Copy example sentence