crunch down

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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.
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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 lion crunched down, and there wasn't any need to call a doctor.
He was but two paces behind when I tumbled into the boat, and as I shoved off with an oar his teeth crunched down upon the blade.
Once, his teeth closed on the fore leg of a husky, and he crunched down through the bone.
As Ackles crunched down on a snack, Padalecki closed his eyes to take a little catnap.
The 34-year-old crunched down seven aces and made 25 winners as she secured a shot at Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova in the fourth round on Monday.
It's baffling a show that went down well is not going again but it all crunched down to the slot.
While its actors-playing-actors are somewhat self-aware of their adulation seeking--Shiner tells Thompson "popularity is the slutty little cousin of prestige, my friend"--here validation is crunched down to numbers.
Says Semon, "Barreling straight toward me on the Clark University campus, I crunched down in a little ball, hoping that Matthew McConaughey could get past me.
A baby zebra walked into the open yaw of a hippo, which then crunched down on it
But when imagery and video are crunched down, transmitted and then blown back up, there is the possibility that some of the data is lost enroute, Uribe warns.
A year's worth of snow can be crunched down to form an annual layer that normally survives hundreds--if not thousands--of years.
They've crunched down thousands of prices this month, and have hundreds of half-price or better offers.
They've crunched down thousands of prices and have hundreds of halfprice offers.
They've crunched down thousands of prices this month, and have hundreds of half-price or better deals, including selected fresh fruit and veg at only 50p and half-price or better offers on healthy brands if you're watching your waist after Christmas.
We crunched down on Southern Fried Chicken pieces covered in spicy bread crumbs, which came with a smoky BBQ dip.