be going spare

(redirected from was going spare)

be going spare

To be available for one to take or claim. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. If that cake is going spare, I'll take a few pieces home with me.
See also: going, spare

be going spare

  (British & Australian)
if something is going spare, you can have it because no one else wants it 'Do you want some more cheesecake?' 'Yes, if it's going spare.'
See also: going, spare