[Word For Today] Crush

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Today we are going to learn a new word: crush.

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Translations of fragile in different languages:

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How is it used?

1. to press or squeeze sth so hard that it is damaged or injured, or loses its shape

  • The car was completely crushed under the truck. 
  • They crush the olives with a heavy wooden press. 
  • Several people were crushed to death in the accident. 

2. to push or press sb/sth into a small space

  • Over twenty prisoners were crushed into a small dark cell.

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3. to break sth into small pieces or into a powder by pressing hard

  • Add two cloves of crushed garlic.

4. to use violent methods to defeat people who are opposing you

  • The army was sent in to crush the rebellion.
  • The military operation was the first step in a plan to crush the uprising

5. to destroy sb’s confidence or happiness

  • She felt completely crushed by the teacher’s criticism.

Practice: make a sentence with this word and leave your comments below.

So much for today`s new word. See you next time!

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