scattered

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WordReference English Collocations © 2020

scattered

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. there were scattered [pieces, shards] (of glass) on the floor
  2. [papers, clothes, books] were scattered all over the [desk, floor]
  3. the scattered [remains, ashes] of (their father)
  4. (over) scattered [patches, areas, sections] of
  5. the beach was scattered with [garbage, shells, driftwood]
  6. were scattered around the [room, house]
  7. the [churches, windmills] are scattered throughout the [hills, valleys, landscape]
  8. scattered [haphazardly, thoughtlessly]
  9. scattered clouds [covered, interrupted] the sun
  10. sunny with scattered [rain, clouds]
  11. are expecting scattered [rainstorms]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

scatter

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [crowd, children, people, thieves] scattered
  2. the police scattered the [crowd]
  3. made the [crowd] scatter
  4. scatter in [all, different] directions
  5. scatter [quickly, impulsively, indecisively]
  6. scatter [nuts, sugar, coconut] over the cake
  7. [wind, the storm, the truck] scattered the [leaves]
  8. scatter (all) over the [floor, lounge, walls]
  9. was scattered (all) over the [floor]
  10. scattered throughout the [city, coast, country]
  11. scatter her ashes
  12. her ashes were scattered
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