Definition of 'crunch'
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Yesterday the twins began crunch talks and emerged visibly upset. The Sun (2016)All clubs have been monitoring various players but now we are approaching crunch time where action is required if squads are to be bolstered. The Sun (2017)IT'S crunch time for the finalists in this year's Tipstar competition. The Sun (2016)It's crunch time - finesse or drop? Times, Sunday Times (2016)All 38 members of the LINK network are meeting next week for crunch talks. The Sun (2017)The lack of overlap between the two companies makes antitrust problems unlikely, although it also limits cost synergies from crunching the two businesses together to $400 million. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This was the year when credit crunch turned into financial panic. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet the global credit crunch is not at all like that. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He could hear the loud rustle of the " little darlings" crunching through the leaves. Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born (1995)How has the credit crunch affected your business? Times, Sunday Times (2009)It has gone dead over the past few weeks as the credit crunch bites. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The reliance on number crunching was also misleading. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The selection is made through number crunching and meetings with fund managers to assess their skill. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That coincided with the global credit crunch and the economy almost ground to a halt. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And then you hear a distant crunching noise and then a large mushroom cloud became visible. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Others in the toy company crunch numbers and plot graphs. Christianity Today (2000)The firm blamed the collapse on a cash crunch as suppliers demanded to be paid upfront. The Sun (2012)But they will head into that crunch clash having taken only a solitary point from their last three games. The Sun (2013)There is a particular kind of crunching sound known only to those who have been involved in a traffic accident. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The depressing thing is that the credit crunch will probably cause a lot of projects like these to go belly up. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Tell her this is crunch time. The Sun (2009)He must have known that we all needed cheering up as we struggle with the credit crunch and financial doom and gloom. The Sun (2008)Here, people are dealing with the credit crunch by saving money. The Sun (2008)The group is blaming the credit crunch, saying that its lending costs have risen. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is a crunch moment for the Coalition. The Sun (2011) One viewer who crunched the figures reckoned it could sell on for 750,000. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The ex-England boss will hold crunch talks about his future when he returns from holiday tomorrow. The Sun (2015)Apparently with the credit crunch an awful lot of people are giving up or abandoning their dogs because they can't afford to look after them. Times, Sunday Times (2009)WOULD you like to get some advice from Mrs Crunch? The Sun (2013)These crunches work the abdominal muscles, which are used to stabilise the torso, protect the internal organs and keep the stomach area tight. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'crunch'
British English: crunch VERB
If you crunch something hard, such as a sweet, you crush it noisily between your teeth.
She sucked an ice cube into her mouth, and crunched it loudly.
He crunched into an apple.
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