contaminate (someone or something) with (something)

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contaminate (someone or something) with (something)

To pollute someone or something through exposure to something foul or dangerous. Be sure to wash your hands first so you don't contaminate the sterile area with germs.
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contaminate someone or something with something

to get someone or something dirty with something; to pollute someone or something with something. Something in the hospital contaminated the patient with a serious infection. The campers learned not to contaminate the outdoors with anything they carried in.
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As a result of previous operations by the chemical company at the site, the groundwater, soil and sediment are contaminated with arsenic.
Ground water at the site is not contaminated with site-related chemicals.
Formula supplies sickened children around the world in 2008 after they were contaminated with melamine in China.
The DTSC knows soil much deeper down - to at least 200 feet - is contaminated with perchlorate, but Diaz said soil at more shallow levels must be tackled first.
New regulations will require companies and generators to safely dispose of equipment in service or in storage that is contaminated with PCBs over 500 parts per million by December 31, 2009, McCormack says.
We found that a significant percentage of cell phones and hands were contaminated with MDR Acinetobacter spp.
Thousands of government and industrial sites across the country are contaminated with a host of troublesome substances.
A new kind of fish tale, however, doesn't stretch the truth when making a point to the Hmong community in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, about the hazards of eating fish contaminated with methylmercury and polychlorinated biphenyls.
In January, headlines warned that salmon raised in ocean pens are so contaminated with cancer-causing industrial chemicals that they may not be safe to eat more than once a month.
Two weeks following the recall, Hudson Foods sought to cook and resell the ground beef that was contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7, a deadly pathogen that killed four children in the infamous Jack-in-the-Box outbreak in 1993.
4 percent of the crop is contaminated with illegal pesticides.
94-38, the Service allowed a deduction for costs incurred to clean up land and to treat groundwater that a taxpayer contaminated with hazardous waste from its business, other than costs attributable to the construction of groundwater treatment facilities determined to be capital expenditures under Sec.
was found to be contaminated with PFC's in separate testing conducted in the spring and summer of 2006 by the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, water suppliers, and DuPont.
The EPA has finalized its plan to clean up nine residential properties on Water Street in Lockport, New York, which are contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and other contaminants, including lead and chromium.
The proposed cleanup is to dig up about 6,150 cubic yards of slag and soil contaminated with high levels of lead and arsenic and bury it on the property in a cell capped with asphalt, clay or concrete.
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