English version

smash/blow etc something to smithereens

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsmash/blow etc something to smithereenssmash/blow etc something to smithereensinformalBREAK to destroy something by breaking it into very small pieces, or with an explosion The shop was blown to smithereens by the explosion. smithereens
Examples from the Corpus
smash/blow etc something to smithereensHe says an overweight lorry in a crash will smash a car to smithereens.
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