I wonder how these two verbs differ in meaning? I know that You spare time for your loved ones, but You spend time with your loved ones. However, it is difficult to distinguish between them in an example like the following one:
I have encountered "spare" in above sentence many times, but I need to know the logic behind that! Why "spend" does not work here, while semantically and based on dictionary definitions it should work? Please do me a favor and explain that to me.