01. The fire [spread] quickly from building to building due to the dry, windy weather.
02. The doctor warned her not to scratch the rash on her arm or it could [spread] to other parts of her body.
03. We [spread] our wet clothes on the hot rocks beside the river to let them dry.
04. The [spread] of AIDS is partly due to drug addicts sharing needles.
05. We [spread] our blanket out on the grass, and sat down to have lunch.
06. We bought a delicious vegetable [spread] to put on toast in the morning.
07. The men had to work quickly to keep the oil spill from [spreading].
08. Richard Armour once observed that a rumor is one thing that gets thicker instead of thinner as it is [spread].
09. There is a Chinese proverb which observes that wealth is but dung - useful only when [spread] about.
10. News of the fire [spread] quickly throughout the town.
11. The country is [spread] over 4 million square miles.
12. In 1439, King Henry VI of England banned kissing because he said it [spread] disease.
13. Spinach is native to the area of Iran, and didn't [spread] to other parts of the world until the beginning of the Christian era.
14. When visiting someone's home in Samoa, you shouldn't enter until the mats have been [spread] on the floor.
15. Following the death of Muhammad in 632, the Muslims [spread] Islam from Spain to India.
16. It is best to exercise at least 120 to 180 minutes, [spread] over the course of a week.
17. Karate first started in India, and [spread] to China before reaching Japan in the 1600s.
18. The rich nations need to do more to help the developing world reduce birth rates, and slow the [spread] of disease.
19. Modern humans didn't start to [spread] across the globe from Africa until between 60,000 and 100,000 years ago.
20. The earliest Christian communities grew steadily and [spread] their faith to all parts of the Roman Empire.
21. Opera [spread] from Italy to the rest of Europe in the second half of the seventeenth century.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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