"If I drove by a scene of a car accident and there would be a seriously crashed car, could I use the word 'compressed' or 'flattened'? It'd look like somebody put it in a press machine.

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Ann225could I use the word 'compressed' or 'flattened'?


Ann225a press machine.

This does not make sense.

Why not?

A press machine makes things flat. It wasn’t meant literally.

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Ann225Why not?

I have not heard of that before.

What about ‘machine press’?