Definition of 'crush'
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Crush the garlic to a paste with a pinch of salt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Chop the garlic and crush with a pinch of salt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Just as sublime beauty can soothe and inspire, urban ugliness can crush and depress. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was a crushing defeat for the French. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Peel, chop and crush the garlic to a paste with a pinch of salt. Times, Sunday Times (2016) People try to crush you. The Sun (2016)Less common is criticism of the drivers who propel massive HGVs around corners without being certain no one will be crushed under their wheels. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Tonight she treats a schoolgirl with a crush on a teacher. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Instead he decided to crush it by force. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Peel and crush the garlic with a pinch of salt. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The war had crushed the people and buildings of his memories. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is where residues of the great ocean are crushed together in perplexing ways. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)Crush one half with the back of a fork and add the sliced mint. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Peel and chop the garlic and crush to a paste. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You have the inner confidence no one can crush. The Sun (2008)He was gracious in the face of a crushing defeat. The Sun (2014)The pressure would have crushed most men. The Sun (2008) Peel and crush the garlic to a paste. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Mix together crushed biscuits with butter or margarine. The Sun (2014)Crush the garlic with a pinch of salt. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Injuries may have been caused by people panicking and crushing others underfoot in their rush to leave buildings. Growing Through Loss and Grief (1994)Add the lemon zest and juice, crushed garlic and chopped parsley. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Aren't you crushed by the crowd? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Add dash of cranberry juice, then crush berries into a paste. The Sun (2009)Where passengers had stood crushed against one another in the crowded train, there was empty space. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The government has also acted to further crush press freedom and the country regularly tops world league tables for the number of imprisoned journalists. The Sun (2016)That the schoolgirl had a crush on Forrest is now evident from other posts on the various social networking sites she frequented. Times, Sunday Times (2012)To put the failed coup leaders in front of a firing squad would secure the president's legacy as the strongman who crushed the army. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Police already have the power to seize and crush old, dangerous and unlicensed cars - a power used too infrequently. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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British English: crush /krʌʃ/ VERB
To crush something means to press it very hard so that its shape is destroyed or so that it breaks into pieces.
He crushed his empty drinks can.
- American English: crush
- Arabic: يَسْحَقُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: esmagar
- Chinese: 压碎
- Croatian: zdrobiti
- Czech: drtit
- Danish: knuse
- Dutch: in elkaar drukken
- European Spanish: aplastar aplanar
- Finnish: musertaa
- French: écraser détruire
- German: zerquetschen
- Greek: συνθλίβω
- Italian: schiacciare
- Japanese: 押しつぶす
- Korean: 으깨다
- Norwegian: knuse
- Polish: zgnieść
- European Portuguese: esmagar
- Romanian: a zdrobi
- Russian: дробить
- Spanish: aplastar
- Swedish: krossa
- Thai: บดละเอียด
- Turkish: ezmek sıkıştırarak
- Ukrainian: зминати
- Vietnamese: ép
British English: crush NOUN
A crush is a crowd of people close together, in which it is difficult to move.
His thirteen-year-old son somehow got separated in the crush.
Definition of crush from the Collins English Dictionary
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