1(stamp on, crush)pisotearthey trampled the daffodils into the ground — pisotearon los narcisos
- they were trampled to death — murieron aplastados
- I was trampled in the rush, but regained my senses enough to join them.
- Some were injured as they fell down the staircase while others were trampled in the stampede.
- The grass was trampled, torn, and red.
- Some were trampled in the rush and others survived the stampede with deep psychic scars.
- People keep trampling all over you to get from one side to the other.
- They dashed through the entrance, nearly trampling the stout guard in the process.
- The department maintained that the fencing was needed to protect grass trampled by cattle once fields had been irrigated.
- Also, all prisoners will be freed and summarily trampled by wild elephants.
- There have been villagers in other parts of Zambia mauled by lions, trampled underfoot by elephants and hippos.
- He caught me before I could hit the ground and be trampled by my horse.
- Initially I was more scared of being trampled in a stampede than in being effected by the tear gas.
- Conversely, the likelihood of me trampling anyone as I walk down the street is highly unlikely!
- People were almost trampled as the police tried to wrangle people out of the area.
- In pastures, nests face the additional risk of being trampled by cows.
- She died from being trampled by a wagon cart livestock that was being shipped to the local butcher.
- When everyone turned and moved back into the sunlight, he was nearly trampled.
- But this poor guy was liable to be trampled to death by human feet.
- Last year, 14 pilgrims were trampled to death during the ritual and 35 died in a 2001 stampede.
- A farmer's field is trampled completely by cows.
- Crowds literally trampled to death each other as they rushed to get in front.
2(ignore)(ideals) pisotear(rights) pisotear(rights) atropellar
- Even when it tramples all over other principles that he purports to hold dear.
- How do you preserve scenic beauty without trampling on private property rights?
- ‘The country's relatively loose control over these companies has enabled some greedy bosses to trample on workers' rights’, she said.
- They had a big job to do in taking maintenance work back from numerous engineering companies, but that is no excuse for trampling over workers' employment rights.
- A student can certainly trample on the rights of any individual as readily as an administrator can.
- Born-and-bred residents are being trampled on by wealthy incomers who push property prices even further beyond their reach, they say.
- Any expression of class solidarity was trampled underfoot and the working class suppressed and disciplined.
- What about the trespassers who trampled on his rights with impunity?
- He doesn't present himself as a dictator who tramples on our liberty and demands blind obedience.
- In the meantime, the Feds have again shown a determination to trample on civil liberties to harass nonviolent protestors.
1to trample on sb/sth
- police horses trampled on demonstrators — los caballos de la policía arrollaron / atropellaron a los manifestantes
- the newspaper had been trampled on by passers-by — el periódico había sido pisoteado por los transeúntes
2to trample on(ignore)(ideals) pisotear(rights) pisotear(rights) atropellarhe trampled on anyone who got in his way — se llevaba por delante a todo aquel que se interpusiera en su camino
- to trample over sb — pisotear a algn