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#1 2012-04-02 21:47:37

CatherineR
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Registered: 2006-08-09
Posts: 42

"wide fire" for "wildfire"

A friend of mine found in one of her student essays: “Sorrow spread like wide fire…”
Obviously, wildfire spreads widely…

Couldn’t find it with Google. Anybody with better luck?

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#2 2012-04-02 22:40:44

David Bird
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Registered: 2009-07-28
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Re: "wide fire" for "wildfire"

Hmm, pretty easy to find actually, as like widefire. I like it; makes good sense with “spread”.

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