send (someone) sprawling

Definition of send (someone) sprawling

  1. :  to cause (someone) to fall in a violent and uncontrolled way One punch sent him sprawling in the dirt.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to cause to go: such as

    :  to propel or throw in a particular direction

    :  deliver

  1. :  the lift of a wave :  scend

  1. :  some person :  somebody

sprawlplay sprawling
  1. :  to lie thrashing or tossing about

    :  to creep or clamber awkwardly

    :  to lie or sit with arms and legs spread out

  1. :  the act, posture, or condition of sprawling

    :  an irregularly spread or scattered group or mass

    :  urban sprawl

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a trip made at another's expense

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