Spend v. 花费
1.I spent the whole week inthecountryside.
spendsometime in somewhere
2.I spent three hours in washingall the dirty clothes.
spend sometime (in) doing sth
3.I spent $ 100 on thedress.
spend some money on sth
1. spend time/money on sth. 侧重点是 “在…上花费时间或金钱”, 强调某物:
Once you spend time on the Web, you will begin to feel like there is no limit to what you can discover.
2. spend time/money (in) doing sth. 表示的意思是 “花费时间(金钱)做某事”, 强调所做的事情:
Convincing “”whippersnappers” to spend their free hours inreading classics is not easy – particularly in the age of the Internet.