One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Kill or wound people.
- ‘For the first time since they saw me, they feared me more than they wanted to spill my blood.’
- ‘If you cannot give that promise, and will not release yourself from your vow, I have no choice but to spill your blood out upon the sand.’
- ‘Spill it, son, before I spill your blood for your crimes.’
- ‘They spilt their blood on foreign lands for us so that we can be free of oppression and divisiveness and so that this nation can be united.’
- ‘He's talking about a man who spilled his blood for the United States of America.’
- ‘‘Stop spilling our blood so we can stop spilling your blood,’ the message added.’
- ‘All of you shall submit unquestioningly to my dominion, and I shall spill your blood if need be!’
- ‘These people murdered the prophets; do you think they will stop spilling our blood?’
- ‘This woman would have shot me down without any qualms, why should I feel sorry for spilling her blood?’
- ‘But I don't think they rejoice over spilling our blood nearly as much as they rejoice over the fear they put in our hearts.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.