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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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They set traps and lure politicians and administrators in, then bombard them with questions and statements that could surely make them snap out in anger.
It is so tempting to bombard them with questions about new friendships but it is possible to overdo this and backing off is often the best approach.
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Liberal Democrat-led Northumberland County Council wants to introduce the policy to help officers deal with obsessive and unreasonable complainants who bombard them with questions and demands.
A IT'S quite understandable that you are acting in this way but it isn't at all fair on the children and however strong the urge is to bombard them with questions, you must stifle it.
They had never asked any journalist to see their home but it was so refreshing to have one that didn't bombard them with questions. Little did they know.