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    Car accident situation:(Vocabulary)

    If I have been involved in a car accident, How shuld I say:

    "I have crashed/smashed my car into his car"
    " I have crashed/smashed into his car"

    I know that there are other possibilities but I am looking for this specific example.

    Thanks.

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    Re: Car accident situation:(Vocabulary)

    "I have crashed/smashed my car into his car"
    " I have crashed/smashed into his car"
    I would say "I (have) crashed into his car." Smash does not seem normal to me to use with a car, but I think you can.

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    Re: Car accident situation:(Vocabulary)

    "I crashed....". I would drop the "have". I have heard smashed used also but crashed would be more common.

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    Re: Car accident situation:(Vocabulary)

    Got it ... thanks.

    But if I did an accident with my friend and we talk about this with someone else how to say it ?:
    "we crashed one into the other "
    or
    "we crashed into each other"
    ???

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    Re: Car accident situation:(Vocabulary)

    You can say "We crashed into eachother."

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    Re: Car accident situation:(Vocabulary)

    Quote Originally Posted by roniy
    Got it ... thanks.

    But if I did an accident with my friend and we talk about this with someone else how to say it ?:
    "we crashed one into the other "
    or
    "we crashed into each other"
    ???
    I would say, "We ran into each other."

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    Re: Car accident situation:(Vocabulary)

    Quote Originally Posted by daviesri
    I would say, "We ran into each other."
    Didn't think about this option, thank you.

    I think I understand the correct usage
    Thank you all

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