Spread-like-wildfire sentence example

spread-like-wildfire
  • In the squalor of the intensive chicken house infections spread like wildfire.

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  • The news spread like wildfire through the country, and the principal towns declared for separation.

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  • He then said, ..the beacon that has started here in Garstang can spread like wildfire across the whole of the country.

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  • Report of the 9 Prophet 's illness, soon followed by tidings of his death, had spread like wildfire over the land.

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  • After the introduction of "Pocket Monsters" in 1995, the game became a huge Japanese success and spread like wildfire.

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  • The latter were about to bury him without delay or ceremony, but the gastald or chief magistrate of the city interfered and appointed a public funeral; rumours of his wondrous travels and of posthumous miracles were diffused, and excitement spread like wildfire over Friuli and Carniola; the ceremony had to be deferred more than once, and at last took place in presence of the patriarch of Aquileia and all the local dignitaries.

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  • Remember that a greenhouse is basically a plant nursery where germs can spread like wildfire.

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  • Taylor Swift straight hair news spread like wildfire around the world in December 2009.

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  • In darkened dorm rooms across the country, in hushed conversations over a drink at the bar and throughout Internet forums, true, evil Ouija board stories spread like wildfire.

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  • The false story was one that had spread like wildfire in response to the cover of Dreamboat Annie, which showed the sisters standing back to back.

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  • It was feared that the heresy, if suffered to make headway, would spread like wildfire among the ignorant Russian peasantry, and Archbishop Nikon was sent to Athos to threaten the recalcitrant brethren with severe temporal and eternal penalties should they remain obstinate.

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  • This has only served to spark mass protests, which quickly spread like wildfire across the country.

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