crash into (someone or something)

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crash into (someone or something)

To collide with someone or something, often violently. Another driver ignored a red light and crashed into us in the middle of the intersection. He didn't see the dining room table and crashed right into it.
See also: crash
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crash into someone or something

to bump or ram into someone or something accidentally or roughly. The student crashed into the door when it opened suddenly. The car crashed into a bus.
See also: crash
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"He crashed into us and I realised that I was under his car, and then he reversed over my body, drove to the front again and then reversed again.
As Oman Air crewman, Nasser Al Mashari explained: "We came into the gate and Red Bull was pushing us to give them plenty of room and they crashed into us from the back." Skipper Morgan Larson added: "It was very obvious that we had to give them room to round the mark, so we gave them plenty of room, but they chose not to take the room and continued straight to come in behind us and clipped our transom." Fortunately on finishing they were able to lash up the damage, allowing them to soldier around the course in the final race of the day.
"He was fantastic and I think things could have been a lot worse if he hadn't been there as oncoming traffic could have crashed into us."
The next thing I knew it had crashed into us. It was just an almighty explosion.'
"It crashed into us, causing us to go into the oncoming lane.
Ruby Walsh said: "Superior Finish pinged the first fences and was brilliant at the Taxis but went sideways at the sixth and a horse crashed into us. I ended up behind a tree."
"What we have learnt from police and our employees (11 in total) is that our van stopped at the signal around 2.15am when the other van crashed into us from behind," said the Filipino supervisor.
"Fiji crashed into us hard but I would like to think I got my own back a couple of times.
She said: "When he crashed into us I thought 'this is it, my time is up'.
"One of the civilian vehicles crashed into us. I chased the rioters on foot and arrested two."