crunch down

crunch down

To crush or flatten something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "crunch" and "down." I crunched down the soda can and tossed it in the recycling bin.
See also: crunch, down

crunch something down

to press or crush something down, breaking it with a crunching noise. Sally crunched the flower pot down, breaking it. She crunched down the fragile glass in the box accidentally.
See also: crunch, down
References in classic literature ?
The man who hated him attended every performance in the hope sometime of seeing that lion crunch down. He followed the show about all over the country.
About 10,000 people had the chance to crunch down on beetles and try insect bolognaise at the event at Harper Adams University, organised by Shropshire Festivals.
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But when it comes to the crunch Down Under, it's crisps from home they want, the study by online expat store British Corner Shop revealed.
Families in the US clearly still have sweet dreams about Cadbury chocolate, but when it comes to the crunch Down Under, it's crisps from home they want, the study by online expat store British Corner Shop revealed.
The dessert plunges me, and my fellow diners, into a sort of euphoria, as we crunch down on the chef 's Giant Eskimo - vanilla ice cream, blackcurrant and his own special chocolate sourced from the Amazon rainforest.
A fresh-faced student waiter served us a shot of Bloody Mary soupas a great, simple appetiser, with a slither of celery to crunch down alongside it.
"There is a lot of travelling and it does crunch down the rest periods in between games, so we have to choose a team that we think can win, but also one according to the challenge of playing three games in a short space of time," he told his club's offi-cial website.
Others said Eugene could face a housing crunch down the road, if new neighborhoods aren't planned fast enough to meet projected population growth.
The dessert plunges me, and my fellow diners, into a sort of euphoria, as we crunch down on Bojesen's Giant Eskimo - vanilla ice cream, blackcurrant and his own special chocolate sourced from the Amazon rainforest.
The dessert plunges me, and my fellow diners, into a sort of euphoria, as we crunch down on Bojesen's Giant Eskimo - vanilla ice cream, blackcurrant and his own special chocolate sourced from The dessert plunges me, and my fellow diners, into a sort of euphoria, as we crunch down on Bojesen's Giant Eskimo - vanilla ice cream, blackcurrant and his own special chocolate sourced from the Amazon rainforest.
crunch down the driveway swinging their flashlights
Fourth, Labour acted to try to keep the effects of the credit crunch down as far as they could.
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To make sure that those who enjoy sweet, succulent prunes don't crunch down on the fruits' pits, USDA-ARS researchers have devised and patented a new way to detect them.