Sinonimi di squash
1 (verbo )
to press or squeeze (something) so as to flatten itShe made clay models and squashed them flat again.
Their vehicle was crushed by an army tank.
The grapes are hand-picked and pressed.
How do you put enough pressure on to the metal to flatten it?
Mash the bananas with a fork.
She paused as she pounded the maize grains.
A crowd of youths started smashing windows.
Onions can be boiled and pulped to a puree.
Poor posture can compress the body's organs.
2 (verbo )
to overcome (a difficult situation), often with forceThe troops would stay in position to squash the first murmur of trouble.
Maritime security patrols protect busy trade routes and suppress illegal activity.
Troops eventually quelled the unrest.
He tried to silence anyone who spoke out against him.
Listen to criticism but don't be crushed by it.
an attempt to quash regional violence
3 (verbo )
to humiliate (someone) with a sarcastic replyWorried managers would be sacked or simply squashed.
He is always embarrassing me in public.
His teacher continually humiliates him in maths lessons.
Her son's behaviour had humiliated and shamed her.
These soldiers have disgraced their regiment.
No-one should feel degraded at their place of work.
His dancing always mortified his friends.
I won't debase myself by answering that question.
She will be discomfited by the dismissal of her plan.
take the wind out of someone's sails,
put (someone) in their place,
take (someone) down a peg (informal)
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in the sense of compress
to squeeze togetherPoor posture can compress the body's organs.
in the sense of debase
to lower in quality, character, or valueI won't debase myself by answering that question.
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