bombard (one) with questions

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bombard (one) with questions

To ask one a lot of questions, typically in quick succession. Every time I come home for the holidays, my mom bombards me with questions about my personal life.
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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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"I didn't want to bombard him with questions. I told him, 'Sorry to hear what was going on.' And he said, 'Yes, it's kind of rough, it's hard."' Powell has claimed he did not knowingly take a banned substance and Bolt emphasised the need for athletes to make sure they know what they are ingesting.
Nothing sexual, just bombard him with questions all night long.
Shenyang is of the electronic communications generation and our interview proves a combination of Facebook exchanges across the Atlantic and conversations in BBC Hoddinott Hall, during which time he is also in demand from bursary providers wanting a meeting, TV teams and magazine journalists who bombard him with questions ranging from his favourite football to his favourite idiom.
They just want daddy's ear and attention as they bombard him with questions and tidbits from their active lives.
4 DON'T bombard him with questions about his feelings towards her.