French translation of 'spew'
[smoke, oil, flames, gas, lava] cracher
1. (= belch out) [smoke, lava]
Dense smoke spewed from the factories. Les usines crachaient une épaisse fumée.
2. (informal) (= vomit) dégueuler (informal)
Phrasal verbsspew out, spew up
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It has been spewing oil for more than five weeks and is the worst oil spill in American history.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
This has helped to ease some of the political pressure, but attention has now returned to the oil still spewing into the sea.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Her gob was certainly open, but there was just noise spewing forth.The Sun (2009)
Around 4,000 barrels a day are still spewing into the sea, despite an attempted fix using a tube to funnel oil to the surface.The Sun (2010)
Especially as the oil was spewing out from a reservoir 18,000 feet below the surface.The Sun (2010)
The silly side of me pictures a rabid white foam spewing forth when I speak.Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)
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British English: spew VERB
When something spews out a substance or when a substance spews from something, the substance flows out quickly in large quantities.
The volcano spewed out more scorching volcanic ashes, gases and rocks.
Translation of spew from the Collins English to French Dictionary