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strew

strew(
stru
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to scatter; often used in the passive)
a. esparcir
The previous owners had strewn all kinds of junk on the floor of the apartment.Los propietarios anteriores habían esparcido todo tipo de porquerías en el suelo del apartamento.
b. desparramar
It looked as if Paula had strewn her toys all around the living room.Parecía que Paula había desparramado sus juguetes por toda la sala.
2. (to cover; often used in the passive)
a. cubrir
The workshop was strewn with scrap lumber and sawdust.El taller estaba cubierto de restos de madera y aserrín.
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strew
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (objects)
a. dispersar
2. (surface)
a. cubrir
strew [struː] strewed (past)strewed strewn [struːn]
transitive verb
1 (scatter) regar; esparcir
there were fragments strewn about everywhere había fragmentos esparcidos por todas partes; to strew sand on the floor cubrir el suelo de arena; esparcir arena sobre el suelo; to strew one's belongings about the room desparramar las cosas por el cuarto
2 (cover) cubrir; tapizar;with de
the floors are strewn with rushes los suelos están cubiertos de juncos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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