crush (up) against (someone or something)

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crush (up) against (someone or something)

To have a heavy physical impact on someone or something. Molly had to go to the hospital after the door in the lobby crushed up against her hand. The singer's screaming fans crushed against the fence in front of the stage.
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crush (up) against someone or something

to press hard against someone or something. The crowd crushed up against the people standing in line. The eager theatergoers crushed against the lobby doors.
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References in classic literature ?
Her sudden illness, when the gaiety was at its height, her pallor, the handkerchief she crushed against her lips, the cough she smothered under the laughter while Gaston kept playing the piano lightly--it all wrung my heart.
Her heart had almost doubled in size, making breathing difficult as the heart crushed against her diaphragm.
Her liver had been split open and crushed against her spinal column in a brutal and "sustained attack" in the 24 hours before her death, doctors said.