Definition of 'strew'
Example sentences containing 'strew'
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There were empty boxes and garbage strewn on the floor. Christianity Today (2000)The contents of her handbag were strewn around her. The Sun (2010)Her clothes were found strewn around the apartment. The Sun (2007)There is a delicious sensuality in the way that figs meet mouths while melons are strewn on the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The grass is strewn with rubbish. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The damage is strewn all around. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The electrics were dodgy, smoke alarms disabled and rooms strewn with rubbish. The Sun (2014)The windows were blown out, pictures and bookshelves lay strewn across the floor. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Clean, paved roads give way to dirt paths strewn with rubbish and open sewers. The Sun (2014)The floor was strewn with roses, a detail that seems painfully poignant now. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The cinema itself was pretty filthy, with popcorn strewn across the floor. The Sun (2010)The champagne flowed... we walked on a floor strewn with orchids. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Some were arranged into lines, and others were strewn about the floor. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Peas and things, strewn across the floor. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It looks and smells like an old gymnasium, with musical equipment strewn across the floors. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In addition to the disturbances, graffiti had been daubed on the intercom and rubbish strewn in the street outside. The Sun (2009)One picture showed rubble strewn around the taxi rank outside the terminal; another showed fires blazing inside the building. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A journalist who went to the site reported that empty beer bottles were strewn around and rubbish lay mixed up in the site. The Sun (2008)I don't want to get shot down in a helicopter, and have my guts strewn around a mountainside. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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