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English verb: strew

1. strew (contact) spread by scattering (

Strew toys all over the carpet.

ExamplesThey strew papers over the floor


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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