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sprinkle someone or something with something

to lightly cover someone or something with something by scattering or sprinkling. The storm sprinkled us with a few droplets of water and then blew over. Larry sprinkled his grapefruit with powdered sugar.
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sprinkle something on(to) someone or something

 and sprinkle something on
to scatter or dribble something onto someone or something. The minister sprinkled the water onto the baby. The cook sprinkled on a dusting of powdered sugar.
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23] evaluated the impact of three irrigation methods including drip irrigation with tape, sprinkle and furrow irrigation methods on the water productivity of potato in Isfahan province in the center of Iran.
Aciphex Sprinkle Delayed-Release Capsules 5mg and 10mg will be obtainable in US drugstores only with a prescription.
Prosecutors in Helena claim Sprinkle violated several conditions of her sentence, including not paying fines nor completing chemical dependency treatment.
Provide premade orange, black (or chocolate) and white icings, bowls of assorted Halloween-colored candies and Halloween-themed sprinkles and colored sugars.
EDINBURGH, Scotland -- Every year, on December 15th, sugar sprinkle and icing lovers around the U.
Sprinkle tops of salads with walnuts, cranberries and tomato halves, dividing evenly.
As part of her sentence, Dawn Marie Sprinkle was ordered by Judge Dorothy McCarter, in Montana, US, to take a pregnancy test every two months.
Sweet Caramel French Toast: A twist on the traditional recipe, this French toast is topped with sweet caramel sauce, sliced fresh bananas, chopped walnuts, a sprinkle of powdered sugar and whipped topping.
Sprinkle departed to become the top assistant at Montana State, his alma mater.
New from Fisher(R), Salad Buddies(TM) is a line of natural, unflavored, unsalted nuts to sprinkle on salads and other foods.
If liquid is absorbed too fast and the rice still seems too raw, sprinkle on some more stock.
Transfer to a small baking dish; sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese.
Sprinkle chocolate chips evenly over cookie surface.