blow (someone or something) to bits

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blow (someone or something) to bits

To explode or otherwise destroy something into tiny, fragmentary pieces. The demolition crew came in and blew the house to bits. The small band of rebels didn't stand a chance; they were blown to bits as soon as the loyalists had them in sight.
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Using twisted steel girders known as hedgehogs, metallic devices known as dragons' teeth, tall wooden spikes, and other barriers, Rommel hoped to impale Allied landing craft or blow them to bits. "The war will be won or lost on the beaches," Rommel told an aide.(*1)