Definition of 'crumble'
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You could hear survivors still screaming from inside crumbled buildings. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Tear or crumble in the cheese and mix in the basil. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Sprinkle over the caster sugar and cover with the crumble mixture. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Will apple crumble be on the menu for this slice of conceptual art? Times, Sunday Times (2010)You put them right in a situation or you crumble and just give up. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Before my mum died there were a lot of fruit crumbles using produce from our garden. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Should you remarry if your first marriage crumbles? Christianity Today (2000)The country faces a crumbling economy and chronic shortages. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You are more likely to see a new school building than a crumbling one. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Stir in the prawns and serve with a crumble of feta cheese. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Lay the crumble mixture on top of the fruit. The Sun (2012)The apple and raspberry crumble is marvellous. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They will watch their careers and dreams crash and burn or just slowly crumble with age. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is part of a move to widen healthcare in the crumbling economy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Crumble the cheese on top and season with salt and pepper. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The same can be done with cake or biscuits and used as a topping for crumbles and puddings. The Sun (2013)Faced with the growing hostility of politicians, some tax havens quickly crumbled under the pressure. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Apple and orange crumble It requires a bit of patience to prepare the fruit for this crumble. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Sprinkle the crumble mixture over the sponge, then add a scattering of almonds. The Sun (2014)The Whig party was crumbling fast. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)After that their marriage crumbled. The Sun (2009)The regime is crumbling fast and its proud, stubborn old President faces the imminent prospect of defeat. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'crumble'
British English: crumble VERB
If something crumbles, or if you crumble it, it breaks into a lot of small pieces.
Under the pressure, the flint crumbled into fragments.
Definition of crumble from the Collins English Dictionary
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