[Word for Today] Crush

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Today we are gonna learn the word crush.


1. [v.] to press between two opposing forces so as to break or injure; squeeze together

i.e. Andrew crushed his empty can.

i.e. The package had been badly crushed in the post.


2. [v.] To crush a protest or movement, or a group of opponents, means to defeat it completely, usually by force.

i.e. The military operation was the first step in a plan to crush the uprising.

i.e. The president called upon the army to help crush the rebellion.


3. [n.] A crush is a crowd of people close together, in which it is difficult to move.

i.e. His thirteen-year-old son somehow got separated in the crush.

i.e. I had to struggle through the crush to get to the door.


4. [n.] a strong but temporary feeling of liking someone (informal).

i.e. If you have a crush on someone, you are in love with them but do not have a relationship with them.

i.e. She has a crush on one of her teachers at school.


So that’s for today’s word “crush“. Try to make as many sentences as possible and share them with everybody in our comments below.

See you next time! 😘

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