English version

smithereens

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsmithereenssmith‧e‧reens /ˌsmɪðəˈriːnz/ noun [plural]   smash/blow etc something to smithereens
Examples from the Corpus
smithereensHe remembered how innocently they had discussed which natives they would blow to smithereens and which they would grant a reprieve to.He says an overweight lorry in a crash will smash a car to smithereens.What I really wanted was to bash him to smithereens.If my anger breaks the glass, I could be smashed to smithereens.There were the remains of a ship in a bottle, smashed to smithereens, and a rubber toy Bowie knife.Blowing themselves to smithereens may not have been the only steps they took to shield identity.
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