Leaves crunch underfoot.

Meaning: This means that the leaves are making a crunching sound as someone walks on them. It's like saying, You can hear the sound of leaves being crushed under your shoes.

Choice of Words: Leaves are the flat green parts of a plant that grow from the stem. Crunch is a verb that means to make a crisp, sharp sound when something is being stepped on or broken. Underfoot is a preposition that means under someone's feet. When you put them together, "Leaves crunch underfoot" creates a visual and auditory image of leaves being stepped on.

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