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sprinkling

Pronunciation: /ˈsprɪŋklɪŋ/

Translation of sprinkling in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 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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