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spill

Pronunciation: /spɪl/

Translation of spill in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد (past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول spilled, spilt)

  • 1 (with liquids) سَكَبَ (stem vowel = u) (I), أَراقَ (IV) [coffee] [the contents] [one's drink] she spilt coffee on or over the keyboard سَكَبَت القَهْوةَ على لَوْحةِ المَفاتيحِ too much blood has been spilled سُفِكَتْ \ أُريقَتْ دِماءٌ كَثيرةٌ

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • 1
    (past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول spilled, spilt)
    [water] [oil] [contents] طَفَحَ (I) (stem vowel = a), انْسَكَبَ (VII) thousands of tons of crude oil spilled into the sea انْسَكَبَتْ آلافُ الأَطْنانِ من النَفْطِ الخامِ في البَحْرِ

noun/اسم

Idioms

to spill the beans

[informal/غير رسمي], أَفْشى السِرَّ

Phrasal verbs

spill out

[crowds] [passengers] خَرَجَ مُنْدَفِعاً the audience spilled out into or onto the street خَرَجَ الجُمْهورُ مُنْدَفِعاً إلى الشارِعِ

spill over

[violence] [conflict] تَفَشّى (V), انْتَشَرَ (VIII)

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