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pollute something with something

to adulterate something with something; to dirty something with something. You should not pollute the stream with chemicals. Someone polluted the sewer with automotive oil.
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polluted

mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. Those guys are really polluted.
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But ultimately, they want to keep things as they are: they want to keep making money and polluting while they still can.
A sample taken at the time of the incident confirmed that the discharges contained poisonous, noxious or polluting matter which was potentially harmful to fish life in the receiving waterway.
A discharge of contaminated water into a surface water drain at the estate was polluting Rowletch Burn.
11) Polluting not only because they waste electricity and therefore cause unnecessary consumption of fossil fuels and production of greenhouse gasses, but because unnecessary light pollutes our senses.
Environmentalists argue that the new rule will allow facilities to continue polluting without paying a fine.
Colloids Limited admitted polluting water drains in Widnes in July and was ordered to pay another pounds 1,190 in costs at Runcorn magistrates' court.
In fact, he obtained manufacturers' documentation on all the polluting monitors stating that they didn't contain the flame retardant.
Many experts contend that costly disasters such as the 1998 flooding of the Yangtze River alerted the Chinese government that these issues are in urgent need of attention, and that the government is therefore releasing more information about the environment to enlist public support for their efforts to enforce regulations and shut down inefficient and polluting industries.
Ideally they are organic and locally grown, not transported long distances using wasteful, polluting fossil fuels.
Called Carbon-Certified Electricity, it allows consumers to mix and match electricity produced in a range of ways, from low-polluting methods such as wind and solar power, to medium-polluting sources such as gas, to the most polluting such as coal and oil.
Texas was named the worst polluting state in the country in terms of toxic emissions, with seven refineries ranking in the bottom 20%.
A: First, it ruled that Beatrice Foods was not responsible for polluting the wells, rejecting Schlichtmann's case outright.
Property developers are clearly not the parties responsible for polluting sites.
Whites who fled to the eastern edge of the city were anxious to keep polluting industry away from their new neighborhoods and maintain the rustic quality of their lakeside community.