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sprinkling
American English: /ˈsprɪŋk(ə)lɪŋ/
British English: /ˈsprɪŋklɪŋ/

noun

  • a sprinkling of vinegar
    unas gotas de vinagre
    add a sprinkling of sugar
    espolvoree con un poco de azúcar
    we only got a sprinkling of snow/rain
    solo cayeron unos cuantos copos de nieve /unas gotas de lluvia
    there was a sprinkling of children in the audience
    había algunos niños entre el público
    his story was enlivened by a sprinkling of anecdotes
    amenizó su relato salpicándolo de anécdotas
    Example sentences
    • Normally one would expect a journalist to display a certain amount of tact and diplomacy, touched with a sprinkling of humour and objectivity.
    • The Rocky Mountains in the west of the State are brown and arid during the summer months with sprinklings of coniferous trees on their parched slopes.
    • There are sprinklings of yellow and white from buttercups and clover, and dock weeds tower above the lot.

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