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What's the meaning of 'spared'? Although minor offenses like traffic ticketing or queue jumping are usually pardoned, breaking a criminal law is rarely spared and, in most cases, is sure to result in the ending of the employment. What's the meaning of 'spared' in this sentence?
Feb 14, 2017 3:56 PM
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"spared" is wrong here. "overlook" is a good verb, as Saff suggests. This sentence was probably not written by a native speaker. It has several unnatural words or phrases.
February 14, 2017
It means 'overlooked' (by the employer, in this case, in considering whether to end your employment).
February 14, 2017
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