usThe empire crumbled when the rulers indiscretions came to light.We crumbled some bread into the water.Using your fingers, crumble the ingredients with the fingertips, lifting in a upward motion, until the mixture is sandy and resembles large breadcrumbs.
shredThere isnt a shred of evidence to support his claims.
break upIt broke up when it hit the ground.She broke up with her boyfriend last week.Jane and Stephen broke up
cut upWith a little practice, you can cut up a whole chicken yourself for frying.The attackers cut him up pretty bad.The reviewer cut up the book mercilessly.
fritterI was supposed to do work, but I frittered around all afternoon.He can’t figure out how to finish the paper he’s writing, so he’s resorted to frittering with the fonts.It is quite possible to fritter ones life away in answer to the endless calls of others.