dash (something) against (something)

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dash (something) against (something)

To throw something against something else. In a fit of anger, I dashed the plate against the wall.
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dash someone or something against someone or something

to throw or fling someone or something at or against someone or something. Sam dashed the bottle against the floor, shattering it. Alice dashed the box against Ed, throwing him off balance.
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Not supposing it to be only a picture, she flew towards it with a loud whir and unwittingly dashed against the signboard, jarring herself terribly.
That the impact of your army may be like a grindstone dashed against an egg--this is effected by the science of weak points and strong.
However, now and then they take a whale that happens to be dashed against the rocks, which the common people feed on heartily.
However, after a very uneasy voyage, in which we were often in danger of being dashed against the rocks, or thrown upon the sands by the rapidity of the current, and suffered the utmost distress for want of water, I landed at Daman, a place about twenty leagues distant from Bazaim.
She ignited her balloon while sending off fireworks, but she did not fall, and she would not have been killed, probably, had not her car dashed against a chimney and precipitated her to the ground.
As Anne came in the first raindrops dashed against the panes.
He then broke from her with such violence, that her face dashed against the floor; and he burst directly out of the room, leaving poor Sophia prostrate on the ground.
In numerous places, where the water dashed against the steep-sided bluffs, rim-ice was unable to form.
They have jostled against other pebbles, dashed against sharp rocks, and now we look at them and call them beautiful.
One old woman with a little boy, four or five years old, ran into a boat, but there was nobody to row it out: the boat was consequently dashed against an anchor and cut in twain; the old woman was drowned, but the child was picked up some hours afterwards clinging to the wreck.
The dervish himself could see nothing, but he took for granted that something strange had happened, or he must certainly have been dashed against the side of the well and been killed.
The accident took place when a truck carrying the students overturned after an unidentified vehicle dashed against it at Nagaon Phata on Pune-Bangalore National Highway on Monday.
KHARAN -- Five Frontier corps personnel were killed when oil tanker dashed against their vehicle near here Saturday.
She revealed she thought she was going to die on several occasions - when dashed against rocks by the sea and while face down in the mud of a ditch, trying to shelter from a torrential storm.
The inshore lifeboat was scrambled from Holyhead after people reported seeing the vessel being dashed against the end of the breakwater.