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.
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But there's the thing - crunching down a 20-man squad from more than 160 teams across the country must seem an impossible task.
The performance against Beck saw the 34-year-old crunching down seven aces and making 25 winners against a third-round opponent who was out of her depth on Centre Court.
As we walked near the garbage-heaped streets last week, our hands covering mouths and noses, trying very hard not breathe in the wafts of carcinogenic stench, our feet crunching down on chicken carcasses and indeterminate, sticky refuse, the children hit me with the hardest and trickiest questions of all: "Who was responsible for this mess?
After crunching down an ace to earn a 6-3 3-6 6-1 win over tenacious Frenchwoman Rezai, defending champion Williams covered her face and wept before walking off to generous applause from a crowd delighted to see her back on the hallowed turf.
However, if a colleague asks you to keep the crunching down, respect their feelings and take the carrot and celery into another room.
Then, about halfway through, you can almost hear the gears crunching down as his mission takes a back seat to Ferris wooing a pretty Iranian nurse who's treating his injuries.
The transfer window could come crunching down on Alex McLeish fingers tonight without the Birmingham City manager having found adequate defensive reinforcements after Gary Cahill opted against a move to St Andrew's.
On a fried taco here, I felt I was crunching down on a lot more breading than fish, but among the five grilled options was salmon, which was pretty good.
He felt it crunching down to the bone but he kicked at it with his other leg and punched it until it let him go,' Mr Lawson said.
You spend a lot of time with a teaspoon and a sieve trying to pick out bits of Dan Button's love child and not crunching down on chunks of Paula Jones.
is being written and directed by the co-founder of the Reduced Shakespeare Company, famous for crunching down the Bard's 37 plays to only 97 minutes.
Then before the break Balde, whose mood was getting darker by the minute, stamped into an atrocious tackle on Wesolowski, crunching down on the midfielder's right ankle with all of his bulk.