Months later, McConnell himself told the paper he thought “we are going to crush them everywhere.”
No doubt his Wisconsin Badgers will, but will it be enough to crush the Orange?
In a mortar (for pounding), crush garlic cloves and sprinkle with salt, add olive oil and stock to the mixture and keep pounding.
Second was “the struggle in the greater Middle East between those who yearn for freedom and those who seek to crush it.”
The crowd torsos past the slots, a crush of velveteen, a sheen of sequins.
As he felt the heel of the mountain about crush his head, he sprang again to his feet.
Beneath the car of this Juggernaut we must flout our judgments and crush our affections.
And one must crush mountains of quartz and wash hills of sand to get it.
Before, he had looked like a giant; now Wahb felt he could crush him with one paw.
To “crush Prussian militarism” does not mean only to crush the German armies.
mid-14c., from Old French cruissir (Modern French écraser), variant of croissir "to gnash (teeth), crash, break," perhaps from Frankish *krostjan "to gnash" (cf. Gothic kriustan, Old Swedish krysta "to gnash"). Figurative sense of "to humiliate, demoralize" is c.1600. Related: Crushed; crushing. Italian crosciare, Catalan cruxir, Spanish crujirare "to crack" are Germanic loan-words.
1590s, "act of crushing," from crush (v.). Meaning "thick crowd" is from 1806. Sense of "person one is infatuated with" is first recorded 1884; to have a crush on is from 1913.