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bombard someone or something with something

to cast or shoot something at someone or something. (See also bombard someone with questions.) The boys bombarded their friends with snowballs. Gerald bombarded his friends with criticism.
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bombard someone with questions

Fig. to ask someone many questions, one after another. The press bombarded the president with questions. The company spokesperson was bombarded with leading questions.
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bombard somebody with something

to continually send someone something, esp. to inform or influence them Every day it seems as if we are bombarded with e-mail messages warning of computer viruses. Stuart bombarded her with flowers, phone calls, and faxes just to get her to say she would go out for dinner with him.
Etymology: based on the literal meaning of bombard (to attack a place with continuous shooting)
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Ce quartier du sud-ouest etait encercle et bombarde depuis 08h00 (05h00 GMT) par l'armee qui y depechait des soldats a pied.
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