take a spill

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of take a spill

: to fall
  • He took a spill while skiing and broke his leg.

Word by Word Definitions

take play
  1. : to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

  2. : to seize or capture physically

  3. : to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. : a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

  2. : an act or the action of taking: such as

  3. : the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene

spill play
  1. : kill, destroy

  2. : to cause (blood) to be lost by wounding

  3. : to cause or allow especially accidentally or unintentionally to fall, flow, or run out so as to be lost or wasted

  1. : the act or an instance of spilling

  2. : something spilled

  1. : a wooden splinter

  2. : a small roll or twist of paper or slip of wood for lighting a fire


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