strew (something) on (something)
To scatter or spread something on someone or something, especially in a disorganized, haphazard manner. Often used in passive constructions. Why are there dirty dishes strewn on the countertop like this? The wind picked up and began strewing dust on us.
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strew something on someone or something
to sow or spread something on someone or something. The wind strewed the dandelion seeds on Fred and his friends. A child went down the aisle, strewing flowers on the white walkway ahead of the bride.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
- (someone or something) promises well
- all right
- a fast talker
- a/the feel of (something)
- (I) wouldn't (do something) if I were you
- (have) got something going (with someone)
- (you've) got to get up pretty early in the morning to (do something)
- a horse of another
- a horse of another color
- a horse of another colour