Bedeutung von "spill over" - als Fremdsprache

spill over

phrasal verb with spill uk us /spɪl/ verb [ T ] (past tense and past participle spilled, also UK spilt)

If a bad situation spills over, it begins to have an unpleasant effect on another situation or group of people:

There are fears that the war could spill over into neighbouring countries.

(Definition von "spill over" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)