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crush verb (PRESS)

C2 [ T ] to press something very hard so that it is broken or its shape is destroyed:

The package had been badly crushed in the post.
Add three cloves of crushed garlic.
His arm was badly crushed in the car accident.

[ T ] UK to press paper or cloth so that it becomes full of folds and is no longer flat:

My dress got all crushed in my suitcase.

[ T ] If people are crushed against other people or things, they are pressed against them:

Tragedy struck when several people were crushed to death in the crowd.

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crush verb (BEAT)

[ T ] to defeat someone completely:

The president called upon the army to help crush the rebellion.
France crushed Wales by 36 to 3 in last Saturday's match in Paris.
crush it

informal to do something easily or extremely well:

They did OK in the semi-finals but crushed it in the finals.


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(Definición de crush del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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crushverb [ T ]

us /krʌʃ/

crush verb [ T ] (PRESS)

to press something very hard so that it is broken or its shape is destroyed:

The package got crushed in the mail.
Her car was crushed by a falling tree.

crush verb [ T ] (SHOCK)

to upset or shock someone badly:

I was crushed because I didn't complete the race.

crush verb [ T ] (DESTROY)

to defeat someone completely:

They'll stop at nothing to crush the opposition.


us /krʌʃ/

crush noun (ATTRACTION)

[ C ] infml a strong but temporary attraction for someone:

She had a crush on Matthew in sixth grade.

crush noun (PRESS)

[ U ] a crowd of people:

I can’t stand the crush of holiday shoppers at the mall.

(Definición de crush del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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In this society, which is based on trade, money confers all the rights, including the right to crush the rights and freedoms of others.
The pressure being put on the principle of the rule of law this way may gradually crush the whole legal tradition we have had so much difficulty achieving.
We must examine the perverse phenomenon whereby the strongest countries crush the weakest under the very instrument set up to support their development.
Bureaucratic lethargy and legislative delays cannot and must not crush a child's dreams and hopes of having a family and a happy future.
He would crush them in a sandwich.

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