trample on

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w>trample on

vi +prep objherumtreten auf (+dat); several children were trampled onmehrere Kinder wurden getreten; to trample on somebody (fig)jdn herumschikanieren; to trample on somebody’s feelings (fig)auf jds Gefühlen herumtrampeln, jds Gefühle mit Füßen treten
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Aye, lighting from the boat to the deck, thus I trample on thee, thou paltry thing that feebly pointest on high; thus I split and destroy thee!