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English verb: strew

1. strew (contact) spread by scattering (


SamplesStraw.
Strew toys all over the carpet.


ExamplesThey strew papers over the floor


Synonymsstraw


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)distribute, spread


Narrower (hyponym)bestrew, litter

2. strew (contact) cover; be dispersed over


SamplesDead bodies strewed the ground.


ExamplesThey strew the floor with papers


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cover, spread over









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