Pay another's expenses, treat, as in I'll spring for the dinner this time. [Slang; c. 1900]
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She completed a yoga teacher-training program and, in the spring of 2008, went on a retreat in Peru to study with shamans.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Sands was involved in a scandalous-for-the-time romance with the carpenter and there were rumors she was pregnant with his child.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This is the Mexico that U.S. college students would be wise to steer clear of on spring break.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It is the only tourist center Ukraine has left on the Black Sea, since Russia annexed Crimea last spring.
There was no mistaking this for the gaudiness and gilt of made-for-TV awards shows.
It was a spring day, and the fat buds of the chestnuts were bursting into magnificent green plumes.Children's Ways|James Sully
I do not know what I think; all my thoughts seem whirling round as leaves do in brooks in the time of the spring rains.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
In the spring of 1868 he was taken by his mother for a visit to England, and there, in the same year, his sister was born.
The cat had been about to spring at Grandfather Mole again when Mr. Crow spoke to her.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
In the spring of 1877 Mrs. Kipling came to England to see her children, and was followed the next year by her husband.