spread across


spread across
phr verb
Spread across is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑grin, ↑panic, ↑ripple, ↑smile
Spread across is used with these nouns as the object: ↑face

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • spread — 1 /spred/ verb past tense and past participle spread 1 OPEN OR ARRANGE also spread sth out (T) to open something so that it covers a bigger area, or arrange a group of things, so that they cover a flat surface: spread sth on: Let s spread the map …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • spread — spread1 [ spred ] (past tense and past participle spread) verb *** ▸ 1 affect larger area ▸ 2 disease affects many ▸ 3 cover surface with something ▸ 4 divide/reduce something ▸ 5 be present in wide area ▸ 6 give information to many ▸ 7 move… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • spread — I UK [spred] / US verb Word forms spread : present tense I/you/we/they spread he/she/it spreads present participle spreading past tense spread past participle spread *** 1) a) [intransitive] to gradually affect or cover a larger area UN leaders… …   English dictionary

  • spread — spread1 W2S2 [spred] v past tense and past participle spread ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(affect more people/places)¦ 2¦(information/ideas)¦ 3¦(open/arrange)¦ 4¦(throughout an area)¦ 5¦(soft substance)¦ 6¦(arms/fingers etc)¦ 7¦(over time)¦ 8¦(share)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • spread — [[t]spre̱d[/t]] ♦♦ spreads, spreading, spread 1) VERB If you spread something somewhere, you open it out or arrange it over a place or surface, so that all of it can be seen or used easily. [V n prep] She spread a towel on the sand and lay on it …   English dictionary

  • spread — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 increase in amount or number of sth ADJECTIVE ▪ good, great, wide ▪ rapid ▪ gradual, slow ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • spread — v. & n. v. (past and past part. spread) 1 tr. (often foll. by out) a open or extend the surface of. b cause to cover a larger surface (spread butter on bread). c display to the eye or the mind (the view was spread out before us). 2 intr. (often… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spread — 01. The fire [spread] quickly from building to building due to the dry, windy weather. 02. The doctor warned her not to scratch the rash on her arm or it could [spread] to other parts of her body. 03. We [spread] our wet clothes on the hot rocks… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • across — [[t]əkrɒ̱s, AM əkrɔ͟ːs[/t]] ♦ (In addition to the uses shown below, across is used in phrasal verbs such as come across , get across , and put across .) 1) PREP If someone or something goes across a place or a boundary, they go from one side of… …   English dictionary

  • spread*/*/ — [spred] (past tense past participle spread) verb I 1) [I/T] to gradually affect a larger area or a large number of people or things, or to make something do this Rain will spread from the west this evening.[/ex] Soldiers returning from the war… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English


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