||cause an accident, lead to a tragedy
||An error in the design of a car could spell disaster for the driver.
||explain carefully, explain each word or step
||If I don't understand a question, I ask him to spell it out for me.
|spell you off
||do your job for you, allow you to rest
||When you get tired of shoveling, I'll spell you off for awhile.
||do during your holidays, go for your holidays
||"How'd you spend your holidays?" "We drove to Texas and Tijuana."
||wait, hang out, put in time
||I spend a lot of time at her place. I'm there every day.
||extra money, money for fun, pin money
||Joe earns spending money by washing the neighbors' cars.
|spice of life
||(See the spice of life)
||add spices or flavor, jazz up
||The chili tastes good, but let's spice it up a bit.
||clean and tidy, groomed, tiddly
||Grandpa, your car looks real spiffy. Did you polish it?
|spike a drink
||put alcohol in a drink of juice or pop or coffee
||Somebody must have spiked my drink. I feel quite dizzy.