squash into

squash something into something

 and squash something in
to press or mash something into something. she squashed the clay into the mold. she squashed in the clay and started to make a bowl.
See also: squash
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There are many other ways to integrate squash into your eating plan; here are some suggestions from Robinson:
Slice the neck of the squash into 1/8-inch rounds and slice the base into 1/8-inch half circles.
Cut top section of a butternut squash into four thick slices.
THIS week we turn a squash into a spooky Halloween pumpkin.
We have to be far more strategic and creative to ensure squash's continued success, including England's support for the World Squash Federation's campaign to get squash into the Olympics.
American Indians often turned the hard squash into natural casseroles.