break to pieces
break (something) to pieces
To break something into fragments. I broke the vase to pieces when I dropped it on the floor.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
break something to pieces
to shatter something. I broke my crystal vase to pieces. I dropped a glass and broke it to pieces.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.