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Smash to pieces #1 (permalink) Mon Jan 10, 2005 12:15 pm   Smash to pieces
 

Test No. incompl/elem-14 "Computers", question 7

Yes, I know what you mean that's when you'd like to smash it to ..........

(a) pieces
(b) piece
(c) peace
(d) peaces

Test No. incompl/elem-14 "Computers", answer 7

Yes, I know what you mean that's when you'd like to smash it to pieces.

Correct answer: (a) pieces

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Smash to pieces #2 (permalink) Mon Jan 10, 2005 12:36 pm   Smash to pieces
 

This means hit/strike something so that it is completely broken into small parts/pieces.
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Smash to pieces #3 (permalink) Sat Nov 28, 2009 19:46 pm   Smash to pieces
 

Could I say "smash into pieces
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Smash to pieces #4 (permalink) Sat Nov 28, 2009 21:46 pm   Smash to pieces
 

Hi,

I think in that sense (after 'into') you would probably qualify 'pieces' and say something like: into little/small pieces.

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Smash to pieces #5 (permalink) Sat Nov 28, 2009 22:40 pm   Smash to pieces
 

Hi!Alan,

thanks for your explanation and your time !
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