dedicar tiempo

dedicar tiempo
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to devote time to
El actor se retiró del cine durante dos años para dedicar tiempo a su familia.The actor retired from film for two years to devote time to his family.
b. to dedicate time to
Desde que me jubilé, puedo por fin dedicarle tiempo a mi jardín.Since I retired, I can finally dedicate time to my garden.
c. to take time to
Un escritor debe dedicar tiempo a la lectura. Si no, corre el peligro de que su estilo y su lenguaje se anquilosen.A writer must take time to read. Otherwise, he runs the risk of his style and language becoming stale.
d. to spend time on
No quiero dedicarle tiempo a algo que sé que no servirá de nada.I don't want to spend time on something I know will be of no use.
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