crush (someone or something) (in)to (something)
To pulverize or break something into a certain condition or state. I crushed the cookies into crumbs and added them to the icing. The fallen tree branch crushed the car's windshield to pieces.
crush someone or something to something
to press or squeeze someone or something into a particular state, such as death, a pulp, nothing, etc. The anaconda crushed the tapir to death. Donna crushed the bananas to a pulp and put them into the cake batter.
crush something (in)to something
to grind or break something into bits and pieces. He crushed the fennel seeds into a powder. The roller crushes the rocks to bits.