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crumple / estrujar
crumple   [ˈkrʌmpl]
A. -transitive verb   also crumple up
[+paper]   estrujar
[+clothes]   arrugar
B. -intransitive verb
[material]   arrugarse
(=fall)   desplomarse
(=lose one'noun nerve)   desmoronarse,   venirse abajo
·she crumpled to the floor
·se desplomó
·he just crumpled and lost all his confidence
·se desmoronó or se vino abajo y perdió toda la confianza
·his face crumpled and he started to cry
·se le descompuso el rostro y se echó a llorar
C. -compound
·crumple zone   -noun   (automobiles)   zona (f) de deformaciónoun absorbente
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