Examples of strew in a Sentence
She strewed the birdseed on the ground.
sidewalks strewed with trash left by the parade watchers
Recent Examples of strew from the Web
By Monday afternoon, crates, blankets, a few bicycles and trash were left strewn across the damp ground.
In 2017, after a lengthy investigation, the police arrived at Dr. Choy’s office and found it in shambles, with folders, papers and garbage strewn across the floor.
Carol Highsmith/Library of Congress The vacant homes strewn across many U.S. cities create blighted gaps on the landscape.
Inside the home, officers found spoiled food, trash and feces strewn across the floors and clutter blocking the walkways.
Officers responded to reports of the gunfire and found Hicks, 31, dead from several gunshot wounds to his chest with marijuana strewn across the room, court records say.
Photos from the scene showed the car upside-down and folded in half four hours after the crash, its contents still strewn across the road.
The car ended up in the center divide and clothes from the vehicle were strewn across the fast lane.
The star wore mesh and gold bedazzled bodysuit, and embellished her locks with an intricate jeweled headpiece, which matched the jewels that were strewn across her body.
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Origin and Etymology of strew
STREW Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of strew for English Language Learners
: to spread or scatter things over or on the ground or some other surface
: to lie on or cover (something)
STREW Defined for Kids
Definition of strew for Students
- … his house and yard were disgracefully dirty with rusty tin cans strewn about …
- —Eleanor Estes, The Hundred Dresses
- I strewed crumbs for the birds.
- Drivers strewed the highway with litter.
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