smash in

phrasal verb

smashed in; smashing in; smashes in
: to hit (something) hard so that it breaks it or gets a hole in it
I smashed in the window.
I was so mad I felt like smashing his face in.

Examples of smash in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The boy band scored 18 top 40 smashes in the U.K., with many of them featuring Zayn. Hugh McIntyre, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 And just hours after Hochul’s announcement, another conductor was smashed in the head with a glass bottle in another unprovoked attack. Ian Duncan, Washington Post, 7 Mar. 2024 It’s been even longer since Payne landed a certified smash in the U.K. Hugh McIntyre, Forbes, 1 Mar. 2024 The intimidating myth of an all-powerful military in Pakistan has been smashed in public view. Christina Goldbaum, New York Times, 21 Feb. 2024 Comprised of equal parts science-fiction, horror, and western, Nope is one of the purest summer box office smashes in recent memory. Declan Gallagher,, 17 Aug. 2023 After singing lead in the Gap Band alongside his brothers Ronnie and Robert and reeling off a long string of R&B smashes in the ’70s and ’80s, Wilson spent several years in the early ’90s homeless and battling addiction. Alan Light, Variety, 29 Jan. 2024 The Dolphins got smashed in the face by Baltimore and Buffalo over their final 2 games. The Arizona Republic, 8 Jan. 2024 The community is encouraged to bring their pumpkins to be smashed in the Pumpkin Smash Zone presented by the L.A. Dodgers. Karen Garcia, Los Angeles Times, 1 Nov. 2023

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“Smash in.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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