English version

trample

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtrampletram‧ple /ˈtræmpəl/ verb [intransitive always + adverb/preposition, transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 SQUASHto step heavily on something, so that you crush it with your feettrample on/over/through etc 🔊 There was a small fence to stop people trampling on the flowers.trample somebody/something underfoot 🔊 The children were in danger of being trampled underfoot in the crowd.trample somebody to death (=kill someone by stepping heavily on them) 🔊 Several people were nearly trampled to death in the rush to get out.2 IGNOREto behave in a way that shows that you do not care about someone’s rights or feelingstrample on/over somebody/something 🔊 Don’t let people trample all over you. 🔊 Their interests and rights had been trampled underfoot.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
trampleLopped off brambles lay around and the long grass was all trampled.Three hundred workpeople trampling about and regular cleaning means traces are going to be destroyed long ago, I would have thought.But they could, of course, take it to indicate that they can trample all over you.We should overlook the trampled grass in the square and the lowly origins of the glistening fountain.Rock fall and trampling in the narrow confines of a cave are two major factors.If he thought he could trample roughshod over her plans, just as he pleased, he had a lot to learn.But the imperial rescript tramples such considerations under foot.Kids chasing balls have trampled the flower beds.If grass had ever grown there, every blade had been trampled to death long ago.trample on/over/through etcShe jumped to her feet, screaming in terror, certain that she was about to be trampled on.The complex understandings and practices that had shaped the relationship between central and local government had been trampled on.Go on, I said to myself, trample on his face, kick him in the stomach.Denver has trampled through its opponents, winning by a margin of nearly 18 points a game.He stands aside from the path and is warned that he tramples on sown seed.In doing so it may seem to have trampled on the rights of women by ignoring them and their wishes.It's getting there without trampling on too many people.Giggling Gaby trampled over Wogan's gags.trampled underfootShe felt certain that she must fall on her face and be trampled underfoot.The problem is not, as you might think, that the butterflies are being trampled underfoot.Their black gowns flowed to the floor where they were frequently trampled underfoot by passing waiters.
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Verb table
trample
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytrample
he, she, ittramples
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytrampled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave trampled
he, she, ithas trampled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad trampled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill trample
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have trampled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam trampling
he, she, itis trampling
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you, we, theyare trampling
Past
I, he, she, itwas trampling
you, we, theywere trampling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been trampling
he, she, ithas been trampling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been trampling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be trampling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been trampling
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