crash to the floor

crash to the floor

To fall to the floor, usually noisily. The picture frame fell off the wall and crashed to the floor.
See also: crash, floor

crash to the floor

to fall onto the floor and make a crashing sound. The tray of dishes crashed to the floor. Everything crashed to the floor and was broken.
See also: crash, floor
References in classic literature ?
I WAS UNCONSCIOUS LITTLE MORE THAN AN INSTANT, for as I lunged forward from the crossbeam to which I had been clinging, and fell with a crash to the floor of the cabin, the shock brought me to myself.
Over the vase went, bless your heart, crash to the floor. Stop a bit!
When Miss Natter jumps on her desk to avoid Bob the Iguana, test tubes crash to the floor and cause a fire.
The forward has scored 11 goals this season but Hodgson expects to have to do without his services for a while after a challenge with Potters captain Abdoulaye Faye early in the second half saw the player crash to the floor.
As he handed it over to the Speaker, the top of the mace fell off with a reverberating crash to the floor. The gasp of horror from the assembled company, in a still highly superstitious society, could have been heard back in Westminster and we all know the subsequent troubled democracy of that country.
It seems about to crash to the floor yet remains perfectly poised, demonstrating an intoxicating tension that pervades Selzer's entire enterprise.
He reached for a glass but knocked it over, causing the rest to crash to the floor.
TV presenter Ben Douglas was ambling along the platform when Paul (below), who plays womanising PC Des Taviner in the ITV1 show, came rushing past from behind sending him flying and causing his CD Walkman to crash to the floor.
He claimed they threw the boy in the air seven times and let him crash to the floor, then "kicked him like a ball".
Bottles crash to the floor and glasses "dance" along the bar at Brannigans in Manchester.