blow to pieces

idiom

: to damage or destroy (something) with an explosion
The old bridge was blown to pieces during the war.

Examples of blow to pieces in a Sentence

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“Blow to pieces.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blow%20to%20pieces. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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