Learn English Irregular Verbs - Strew

strew /struː/

  • 1 to scatter or spread things around a large area:

    He strewed fresh hay on the floors of the stable.
    It was clear that stones had tumbled from it before as they were strewn all around on the ground.
    Strew some salt and pepper over it and serve it hot.
    In France, it is a custom on this occasion to strew the streets with flowers and sweet smelling herbs.

  • 2 to lie scattered on or cover (something):

    Pink flowers strewed the path to the school.

Past simple

  • strewed

Past participle

  • strewn  /struːn/

  • strewed

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