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Thursday, May 22, 2014

To spread the word

Idiom: "To spread the word"


Example:

Mitsue runs to Hugo excitedly...

MitsueSpread the word! The LSI beach party is coming soon! It's a day at the beach with free lunch, sports, games and prizes!

Hugo: Will do! I'll tell my class first!


Meaning: "To spread the word" means to tell as many people as you can. "The word" is a message. We use this idiom for good or bad news.

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