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bash in

To strike and dent or damage something. That accident bashed in the door of my car. The vandals bashed in the door and then spray painted it.
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bash something in

to crush something inward or to the inside. Don't bash the door in! It sounds like someone is bashing in the door.
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bash in

v.
1. To break or smash a hole in something: The robber bashed in the window with a crowbar. When I slipped, I fell against the door and bashed it in.
2. To strike a strong blow to something, causing it to penetrate a hard substance or surface: I didn't have a hammer, so I placed the nail over the wood and bashed it in with a wrench.
3. To make some indentation or hole in something by hitting it suddenly: I was so angry that I kicked the car and bashed a dent in it.
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