crunch down

crunch down

To crush or flatten something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "crunch" and "down." I crunched down the soda can and tossed it in the recycling bin.
See also: crunch, down

crunch something down

to press or crush something down, breaking it with a crunching noise. Sally crunched the flower pot down, breaking it. She crunched down the fragile glass in the box accidentally.
See also: crunch, down
References in classic literature ?
The man who hated him attended every performance in the hope sometime of seeing that lion crunch down.
Spending the build up to tomorrow's World Cup crunch down south has been enlightening.
The dessert plunges me, and my fellow diners, into a sort of euphoria, as we crunch down on the chef 's Giant Eskimo - vanilla ice cream, blackcurrant and his own special chocolate sourced from the Amazon rainforest.
A fresh-faced student waiter served us a shot of Bloody Mary soupas a great, simple appetiser, with a slither of celery to crunch down alongside it.
There is a lot of travelling and it does crunch down the rest periods in between games, so we have to choose a team that we think can win, but also one according to the challenge of playing three games in a short space of time," he told his club's offi-cial website.
Hopefully people will recognise, particularly both governments and others, their responsibilities in terms of resolving these matters and will be prepared to work positively and constructively with us in the time ahead to crunch down on issues that have been creating all sorts of difficulties for this administration.
Others said Eugene could face a housing crunch down the road, if new neighborhoods aren't planned fast enough to meet projected population growth.
The dessert plunges me, and my fellow diners, into a sort of euphoria, as we crunch down on Bojesen's Giant Eskimo - vanilla ice cream, blackcurrant and his own special chocolate sourced from the Amazon rainforest.
The dessert plunges me, and my fellow diners, into a sort of euphoria, as we crunch down on Bojesen's Giant Eskimo - vanilla ice cream, blackcurrant and his own special chocolate sourced from The dessert plunges me, and my fellow diners, into a sort of euphoria, as we crunch down on Bojesen's Giant Eskimo - vanilla ice cream, blackcurrant and his own special chocolate sourced from the Amazon rainforest.
crunch down the driveway swinging their flashlights
Fourth, Labour acted to try to keep the effects of the credit crunch down as far as they could.
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To make sure that those who enjoy sweet, succulent prunes don't crunch down on the fruits' pits, USDA-ARS researchers have devised and patented a new way to detect them.
To make sure that aficionados of sweet, succulent prunes--also known as "dried plums"--don't crunch down on bits of pits, researchers have devised and patented a new way to detect them.
The scientists found that the fish's jaws could crunch down at a force of 500 kilograms (1,100 pounds) per square inch--the strongest bite of any known fish.