||separate, part company
||Charles and Di split up in the 90s. They've been separated for years.
|spoil for a fight
||try to begin a fight, chip on his shoulder, cruising for a bruising
||Bud was spoiling for a fight with me. He said, "You're too chicken to fight, ain't you?"
||a child who always gets what he wants
||Sure he's a spoiled brat. His mom gave him whatever he wanted.
||one who will not play, party-pooper
||You spoilsport! Why won't you play strip poker with us?
|spot of tea
||(See a spot of tea)
||correct, bang on, dead on, right on
||Your answer is spot on! There are 1000 meters in a kilometer.
||check anytime, inspect whenever you wish
||The prison guard did spotchecks on the men during the night.
|spread like wildfire
||spread quickly, go public
||News of the assassination spread like wildfire.
||lie down with your arms and legs apart
||When you spread out on the sofa, there's no room for me.
|spread the word
||tell everybody, get the word out
||The teacher asked us to spread the word about the school concert.