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    collocations of "spit"

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to share with me your opinion concerning the feasibility of the following sentences?

    We were in spitting distance of winning the pennant but than we lost three games in a row.
    The son is the dead spit of the old man.
    She spat into the little tray of mascara and brushed it on her lashes.
    Here is the fire where pork chops were sizzling and spitting.
    It will stop in a minute - it's only spitting. (drizle)
    It had been spitting with rain. (Dickens)
    I spit at his advice.
    How to spit shine your boots.
    The baby always spits up when he is burped.
    What are you trying to say?Spit it out!
    ``He . . . shall be mocked, and spitefully entreated, and spitted on.'' --Luke
    Sir, I spit on your army; it is not fit to waste bullets on.
    Put a bib on the baby. I don't want him to spit up on his clean clothes.
    Jae can't keep anything down this morning, she's spat up her breakfast and everything since.
    You'd better call the doctor, the child has been spitting up blood all morning.
    The child spat out the nasty-tasting medicine.
    The dying man spat out a curse upon his murderer.
    You wouldn't dare to spit at the director's offer, would you?
    Stuart really spit into the wedding cake when he told Burt in a bragging fashion that Lucy, Burl's bride, used to be his girlfriend.
    She's spitting in the kitchen.
    ``Your naked infants spitted upon pikes.'' --Shak.
    We cannot spit in the eye of society.
    He spat his guts .
    She spat in my face.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.

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    Exclamation Re: collocations of "spit"

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to share with me your opinion concerning the feasibility of the following sentences?
    We were in spitting distance of winning the pennant but than we lost three games in a row. OK ; a short distance
    The son is the dead spit of the old man. Ok exactly similar to the old man
    She spat into the little tray of mascara and brushed it on her lashes. OK applied lightly to eyelashes
    Here is the fire where pork chops were sizzling and spitting. Ok It is special fire to prepare boneless pork chops.
    It will stop in a minute - it's only spitting. (drizle) OK it is raining very lightly
    It had been spitting with rain. (Dickens) OK
    I spit at his advice. OK
    How to spit shine your boots. Ok
    The baby always spits up when he is burped. Ok Spitting up is another common occurrence during infancy. ...
    What are you trying to say?Spit it out! OK
    ``He . . . shall be mocked, and spitefully entreated, and spitted on.'' --Luke
    Sir, I spit on your army; it is not fit to waste bullets on. OK
    Put a bib on the baby. I don't want him to spit up on his clean clothes. OK
    Jae can't keep anything down this morning, she's spat up her breakfast and everything since. Ok
    You'd better call the doctor, the child has been spitting up blood all morning. OK A serious dieses called Hemoptysis
    The child spat out the nasty-tasting medicine. OK forced cout of the mouth.
    The dying man spat out a curse upon his murderer. Ok
    You wouldn't dare to spit at the director's offer, would you? Ok
    Stuart really spit into the wedding cake when he told Burt in a bragging fashion that Lucy, Burl's bride, used to be his girlfriend. OK
    She's spitting in the kitchen. OK
    ``Your naked infants spitted upon pikes.'' --Shak. Ok To thrust a spit through sb/sth
    We cannot spit in the eye of society.
    He spat his guts . OK
    She spat in my face. OK


    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    A varried collection on the application of the word Spit.

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