to tear down or break up (buildings)The building is being demolished to make way for a motorway.
Further tremors could level yet more buildings.
The original decor was all ruined during renovation.
He asked for immediate help to dismantle the warheads.
Bombing raids flattened much of the area.
Would they trash the place when the party was over?
total (slang), ,
I broke my collar bone and totalled the bike.
She defeated developers who wanted to bulldoze her home.
Dozens of villages have been razed.
A nearby residential area had been pulverized by the bombing.
to put an end toTheir intention was to demolish his reputation.
The building was completely destroyed.
Roads have been destroyed and crops ruined.
Vandals wrecked the garden.
The authorities were trying to smash a smuggling ring.
He accused his opponents of wanting to overturn the government.
Our hopes of a victory were undone by an error from the goalkeeper.
blow out of the water (slang)
They demolished the other team 6-0.
His troops defeated the opposing army.
He hammered the young left-hander in four straight sets.
tank (slang), ,
He might be able to lick us all in a fair fight.
The Norman army routed the English opposition.
wipe the floor with (informal),
run rings round,
make mincemeat of
to eat up(facetious) We demolished the chocolate cake.
She devoured half an apple pie.
She was eating a sandwich.
Andrew would consume nearly two pounds of cheese per day.
Polly took a bite of the apple, chewed and swallowed it.
Don't bolt your food.
gorge, , ,
I could spend all day gorging on chocolate.
guzzle, , , ,
She had been guzzling lemonade all evening.
pig out on (slang)
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in the sense of bolt
to eat hurriedlyDon't bolt your food.
in the sense of bulldoze
to move, demolish, or flatten with a bulldozerShe defeated developers who wanted to bulldoze her home.
Video: pronunciation of 'demolish'
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Life on the edge