like water

idiom

informal
: in large amounts
He spends money like water.

Examples of like water in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When flying with pets, travelers should stock the carrier with plenty of necessities like water or treats and check in for a flight as late as possible. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 1 Apr. 2024 Blending involves liquefying a fruit or vegetable, usually with another liquid like water or milk.2 Are Smoothies Good for You? Cynthia Sass, Mph, Health, 30 Mar. 2024 Older bass that have been through the spawning ritual a number of times are more in tune with indicators like water temperature and the length of the days. Shaye Baker, Field & Stream, 21 Mar. 2024 Though beverages like water, regular coffee, iced tea and lemonade are generally included in cruise fares, others cost extra. Nathan Diller, USA TODAY, 18 Mar. 2024 Mixed in a liquid like water or milk, psyllium husk swells into a gel, growing as much as 20 times its original volume. Shilpa Uskokovic, Bon Appétit, 15 Mar. 2024 Hotter days ahead Gaspar’s situation is the reality for many outdoor workers across the state, where there is no legal right to basic heat protection like water, rest and shade. Alex Harris, Miami Herald, 31 Jan. 2024 For example, Scottsdale has a charter amendment that requires developers within the city to provide essential services like water and sewer, or to pay the city a fee for those services to continue with the development. Alexandra Hardle, The Arizona Republic, 13 Mar. 2024 The labors of love that pour forth are like water in the midst of a dry and weary land. Judy L. Thomas, Kansas City Star, 9 Feb. 2024

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“Like water.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/like%20water. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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