- Spread like wildfire
Disseminate or circulate very quickly, as in The rumor about their divorce spread like wildfire. The noun wildfire means “a raging, rapidly spreading conflagration.” [ c. 1800 ]
- Spread oneself
- Spread oneself too thin
spread oneself too thin definition To engage in so many activities that one can’t perform any of them well: “Last semester, Pamela tried to play basketball, serve on the student council, and work at her father’s store. She quickly discovered that she was spreading herself too thin.” spread for someone spread oneself too thin ought […]
noun 1. spread (def 25b).