spray (someone or something) with (something)

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spray (someone or something) with (something)

To cover, coat, or soak someone or something with a stream of some mist or liquid. My parents kept spraying us with bug repellant the whole time we were camping. It got so hot that we had to spray the roads with water to keep the asphalt from melting.
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spray someone or something with something

to coat someone or something with a mist or stream of liquid. The elephant sprayed us with water. I sprayed the fence with white paint. He sprayed himself with some of the cologne.
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Meltzer and colleagues compared the efficacy and safety of 0.4% and 0.6% olopatadine hydrochloride nasal sprays with a placebo spray.
Half the youngsters received sprays with the bacteria-laced solution; the rest got a bacteria-free spray.