esparcir sal en

esparcir sal en(
ehs
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pahr
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seer
 
sahl
 
ehn
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to spread salt on
Tienes que quitar la nieve con una pala y luego esparcir sal en el suelo.You have to shovel the snow and then spread salt on the ground.
b. to scatter salt on
Carlos es muy supersticioso, cada vez que alguien dice la palabra "muerte", él agarra el salero y esparce sal en la mesa.Carlos is very superstitious, every time someone says the word "death," he grabs the salt shaker and scatters salt on the table.
c. to sprinkle salt on
El carro se deslizó porque habíamos olvidado esparcir sal en el camino que lleva hasta la casa.The car slid because we'd forgotten to sprinkle salt on the road leading to the house.
d. to salt (a road)
Cuando nieva, se esparce sal en las carreteras para evitar que la nieve se convierta en hielo.When it snows, the roads are salted to prevent snow from turning into ice.
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