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crush
British English: /krʌʃ/
American English: /krəʃ/

Translation of crush in French:

noun

  • 1 (crowd) in the crush
    dans la bousculade
    it was a crush (informal) in the car
    on était à l'étroit dans la voiture
  • 2
    [informal]
    (infatuation) to have a crush on somebody
    avoir une toquade pour quelqu'un, avoir le cœur qui bat pour quelqu'un
  • 3 (British English) (drink) See examples: orange/lemon crush
    boisson (f) à l'orange/au citron

transitive verb

  • 1 [figurative] (by force, argument)
    (enemy, protester, uprising)
    (protest)
    (hopes)
    (by ridicule) (person)
    to be crushed by
    être accablé par
    (ill-treatment, sorrow, tragedy)
  • 2 (squash) (deliberately)
    (can, fruit, vegetable)
    (stone)
    (ice)
    (in accident) (person, vehicle) against contre
    (part of body)
    to crush something to a powder
    réduire quelque chose en poudre
    to be crushed to death
    (by vehicle)
    (by masonry)
    être écrasé sous les décombres
  • 4 (clasp) he crushed her to him
    il l'a serrée contre lui

intransitive verb

  • 1to crush forward
    se ruer en foule
    to crush together
    se serrer les uns contre les autres
    to crush into
    s'entasser dans
    (room, vehicle)
  • 2
    (fabrics, garments)
    se froisser

Phrasal verbs

crush out

crush [something] out, crush out [something]
(juice)

crush up

crush [something] up, crush up [something]
(biscuits)
(rock)

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