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    Smile I got splattered/splashed/sprayed while

    I got splattered/splashed/sprayed while walking across the street.

    All of the three underlined words work with the above wording, I suppose, but do they come across as the same concept? Thanks.

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    Re: I got splattered/splashed/sprayed while

    More or less, though it depends on the direction; I wouldn't say 'splashed' if it were rain. Also, splattered/sprayed would work better for me if you added the substance- for instance, I would use splattered with mud.


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