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.
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
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Wang Jun often crunches down on a light bulb for breakfast and eats about 25 a month.
One guy plucks a woodlouse from a piece of bark, crunches down on its shell-like body - and swallows.
Round about 7, the school bus crunches down the dead end gravel road to pick up his kids.