“Spread” in the news

Example collocations

population was spread
spread across
spread through
spread throughout
spread to other

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Publications and example sentences

The Wall Street Journal
· Joe Kindred’s Recipe for Charred Squid With Ajo Blanco and Cilantro Pistou  
To serve, spread ajo blanco across a platter or individual plates.
Washington Post
· Maryland worksharing  
And state officials are trying to spread the word further.
Washington Post
· Mexico’s president turns attention to cartel-plagued states  
López Obrador has also had public differences with the governor of Jalisco state, Enrique Alfaro, over everything from measures to limit the spread of coronavirus, to how to handle dissent and drug violence.
· Residents ‘fight back’ against lockdown order at nightclub in shocking way  
On June 22, Governor Abbott declared COVID-19 was “spreading at an unacceptable rate” and said “it is up to all of us” to help slow the rate of infection.
The Age
· Woodside books out Perth hotel for exclusive FIFO workforce quarantine  
“They don’t go for too long because they are careful and they know we will contact police but it’s still long enough to spread the virus.”
· Flight secrets: Disgusting reason you should always carry your own travel blanket  
Using the same pillow and blanket as many other people runs the risk of picking up and spreading germs.
· Norwegian funeral homes turn to the state to avoid an early grave  
Since then nearly all of the measures have been lifted and the virus has been mostly contained, in stark contrast to neighbouring Sweden which is still seeing community spread.
Washington Post
· Floyd family to announce civil lawsuit against Minneapolis  
All four officers were fired the day after Floyd’s death, which set off protests that spread around the world and turned into a national reckoning on race in America.
The Japan Times
· Top official singles out drinking parties and dining as Tokyo virus numbers surge  
“I’m worried that infections are spreading due to people eating out and having drinking parties,” said Nishimura, who is in charge of the government’s measures in response to the outbreak, in an interview.