Around the same time, Cage was putting scores of properties on the market—just as the market was crashing.
The predominant school of thought holds that the markets are irrationally acting—and crashing—in response to the news.
We had a stunt-driver on set for some of the racing sequences when cars are crashing into each other and flying off the road.
Optionally, it can live up to its description by crashing into targets and detonating a five-pound warhead.
The crashing and burning of her last presidential campaign to the unknown, young upstart.
The Persian vessels became entangled one with another, and crashing together broke each other's oars.
He was interrupted by a crashing 25noise a short distance back in the forest.
Just then there came a crashing, as if several trees were being crashed down by a tornado.
Had to pull back on my stick to keep from crashing into him.
As they swept up alongside shots were heaved down into them, and the crashing of planks told that they had done their work.
c.1400, crasschen "break in pieces;" with no identifiable ancestors or relatives it probably is imitative. Computing sense is 1973, which makes it one of the earliest computer jargon words. Meaning "break into a party, etc." is 1922. Slang meaning "to sleep" dates from 1943; especially from 1965. Related: Crashed; crashing.
1570s, from crash (v.); sense of "financial collapse" is from 1817, "collision" is from 1910; references to falling of airplanes are from World War I.