pounding through


Senior Member
ROC, Taiwanese
With tourists pounding through Petra's tombs day after day, the fragile red sandstone is worn away t o powder.

How do you paraphrase pounding through? Walking heavily around?
  • Jenikd43

    Senior Member
    Czech Republic, American English
    I would interperate it as either "carelessly passing while disregarding the well-being of the sandstone" or "Continually passing so that the stone is inevitably worn down."
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