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splash something about

to scatter or slosh a liquid about. Please don't splash that about. It will stain anything you spill it on. Don't splash that stuff about!
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splash about

 and splash around 
1. to move about in a volume of a liquid, splashing. The children splashed about in the pool. They splashed around for an hour.
2. [for a liquid] to move about, splashing. The water splashed about in the bucket. It splashed around as I carried the bucket.
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All of the Self Sealing Water Balloons by Splash Around are made of high quality, biodegradable latex.
On special occasions, Peter and Penny had been allowed to go with their parents into the pool as along as they didn't splash around too much and distrub the other swimmers or bother the life-guard.
It can be used in the same way as a natural stream, with children able to play in the water, splash around and sail small boats or other vessels.
A couple of could-not-care-less dog owners allowed their dogs off the leash to bound around the beach, intimidating children and then for one of them (the dogs) to stand and urinate into one of the rock pools that you would happily let your children splash around in.
A cool one by a hip author to leave on the table next to the San Miguel while you splash around in the sea, and a rubbishy chick lit one that you will actually read.
And the Villa boss says Lerner is anxious O'Neill deals directly with him as Villa prepare to splash around pounds 15m on targets like Tottenham's Robbie Keane.
Dedicated to preserving the vital history of classic Latin orchestras while also making new sounds for 21st-century audiences, the Grammy-winning outfit has been making a splash around the world for six years.
The first release of the pounds 150 million Western Harbour development in Leith featured 30 two-and three bedroom apartments - and there's still a penthouse up for grabs for a buyer with a bit of cash to splash around.
It's like dancing and gymnastics all in one, and you get to splash around in the water, too.
CHILDREN can splash around this summer when a Coventry park becomes the first in Britain to get a water play area - without a pool.
But when he started out as a young footballer in Liverpool, Fowler simply didn't have the money to splash around.
WHEN you star as the most powerful man in the world on a top TV show it's little wonder you have a few euro to splash around.
EUROPA Pools is urging residents of Wirral and beyond to don their swimming costumes and splash around to help raise pounds 2 million for Macmillan Cancer Relief as part of Swimathon 2002.
Should you find yourself with any more free days in the sunshine state, we'd like to suggest you splash around in the shark-infested surf near Tampa or Daytona Beach where you might square off against a more equally- matched predator instead of a small vegetarian animal who can only run from your guns.
I splash around in it and my people do and we've never had a problem,'' said Eugene Nebeker, a Lahonton water board member, whose west Lancaster alfalfa ranch now takes about 4 million gallons a day of effluent.