Every month, we take a look at a word in the headlines, in English, for your English. See more at The Word of the Month.
- to disseminate, expand or propagate, like information, religion or a disease;
- to apply on a surface, like butter on bread.
A spread: something distributed over bread or crackers.
Spreading in the News
Start spreading the news, there’s a new disease in town – the Coronavirus, and it’s spreading fast.
Please be extra careful when handling vegetables and reptiles.
Spread the word, not the bug!
Butter: The caviar of cow products.
Cream Cheese: Good for bagels, bad for arteries.
Peanut Butter: Perfect treat for dogs and/or Americans.
Nutella: Every time you eat a spoonful, a hazelnut tree dies. Enjoy.
Things to spread
Rumors: I heard Dennis from accounting is dating Rob from HR, but Cindy from sales tweeted that Rob is actually a hologram. (Please retweet)
Wealth: To distribute wealth evenly. If we survive, let’s agree to spread money and viruses equally, ok?
Panic: To provoke fear and confusion. It’s what we do best.