spread the word


: to tell others
People are spreading the word about his book.
Spread the word that we're leaving in five minutes.

Examples of spread the word in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On social media, please spread the word using the hashtag #cincySOTW. Melanie Laughman, The Enquirer, 6 May 2024 In order to spread the word of its creation, Kellogg’s used many television shows to introduce Pop-Tarts throughout the last months of 1964. Gregory Wakeman, Smithsonian Magazine, 3 May 2024 On Tuesday, the students hashed out the logistics over Zoom, made signs and spread the word on social media. Rory Linnane, Journal Sentinel, 2 May 2024 Many young, working-class Republicans eagerly formed companies, but a vibrant newspaper network also spread the word. Jon Grinspan, Smithsonian Magazine, 1 Apr. 2024 Pinnick has been using DNA databases to find the descendants of the victims who were across the country and spread the word about what happened. Osej Serratos, ABC News, 25 Mar. 2024 Juul had become No. 1, the top e-cigarette company, the lawsuits argued, by first aggressively marketing directly to kids, who then spread the word themselves by posting to social media sites like YouTube, Instagram and TikTok. John Daley - Colorado Public Radio, NPR, 9 Apr. 2024 For Blood is an organization of cannabis companies that are working together to spread the word that cannabis consumption has no impact on blood donor eligibility. Anne Gelhaus, The Mercury News, 28 Jan. 2024 The remaining funding will be used to spread the word about the universal admissions program throughout the state, both on community college campuses and in high schools, middle schools and even K-12 schools. The Arizona Republic, 27 Mar. 2024

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“Spread the word.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spread%20the%20word. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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