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    • Join Date: Sep 2007
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    1.He splashed water on me.
    2.He threw water on me.
    Does splash mean threw in the above sentence?

    • Join Date: Oct 2006
    • Posts: 19,434

    Re: splah/threw

    "He splashed water at me" - probably he brought his hand down hard on the surface of the water and made it splash up towards me.

    "He splashed water on me" = either he poured the water out of a container in such a way that it splashed on a surface and so onto me; or he dropped something into the water which then splashed up onto me.

    "He threw water at me" = he had the water in a container and by jerking the container the water was propelled at me.


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