trample upon (someone or something)

trample upon (someone or something)

Literally, to walk or run over something, especially as to cause damage or injury. The panicked crowd trampled upon the poor girl, resulting in numerous broken bones. The neighbors' dogs got into my studio and trampled upon my latest painting.
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