English version

sparingly

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsparinglyspar‧ing‧ly /ˈspeərɪŋli $ ˈsper-/ adverb 🔊 🔊 LITTLE/NOT MUCHusing or doing only a little of something 🔊 Use the spices sparingly.sparing adjective 🔊 We must be sparing with our resources.
Examples from the Corpus
sparinglyIt is a mild but effective antibiotic, but use it very sparingly.Unlike sperm, eggs are produced very sparingly.Use the water sparingly and clean the carpet a small section at a time.In mountain areas use motorised transport sparingly and park considerately.Davis played sparingly during his freshman season.None the less it has reproduced itself sparingly from Texas to the Carolinas.Trotter played sparingly in 1998 as the Eagles stumbled to a 3-13 record.Salt should be used sparingly in cooking.I sipped water sparingly, leaving glass after glass for Induk.But perhaps it is wise that we sparingly reward those in charge of our money.Use ... sparinglyAerosol resist coating too thick: - increase exposure time or use spray more sparingly.As for the usual pumpkin pie spices, she uses them sparingly.By using the water sparingly and efficiently, l ordinarily make one water trip last a week.I warned him to use it sparingly.It is a mild but effective antibiotic, but use it very sparingly.Water is using sparingly, not wasted on thirsty lawns but displayed in fountains and small pools.Y., restaurant, chef-owner Donald Sullivan uses beer sparingly in his cooking.In mountain areas use motorised transport sparingly and park considerately.
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