bombard (one) with (something)

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bombard (one) with (something)

1. Literally, to attack someone repeatedly, as with gunfire or explosives. The enemy army retreated after we bombarded them with grenades.
2. By extension, to subject someone to something repeatedly. Quit bombarding me with pitches and let me set up in the batter's box! Don't bombard your brother with suggestions—his paper is due tomorrow, so he needs to commit to a topic and just write about it! Every time I come home for the holidays, my mom bombards me with questions about my personal life.
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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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For all our sakes let us lift our head out of the sand, and realise what Aesop meant when he created his 'The Boy Who Cried Wolf ' fable, and stop believing the nonsense those with a vested interest, are now bombarding us with every moment of everyday, whether it is pro or anti-Brexit, health & safety, risk averse, green, red, blue or orange scare stories!
But we also yearn for help, because it's an unequal fight with food manufacturers and retailers bombarding us with enticing adverts and inviting signs for unhealthy snacks.
"It does help the players, particularly in a situation where they are bombarding us with balls into the box and time and time again Jimmy Dunne and John Souttar are repelling them.
And I don't think there will be until the producers abandon the tactic of trying to prove the judges have personality by bombarding us with forced banter.
At the same time the BBC were bombarding us with tripe with regards to the 40th anniversary of Radio Cumbria.
Not sure how 'normal' we'd feel with fans bombarding us with our every move, but, hey, the girl's trying.
"The projects we are demanding are of public significance and people are bombarding us with calls asking about delays in carrying them out - or completing them in the cases where a next phase is pending.
And bombarding us with CDWMs every 10 minutes is nothing like variety.
The response for the reduced support of citizens for the EU should be looked for in all pro-government media that are each day bombarding us with information that Macedonia should not worry about the fact that the EU does not want to admit us.
I wouldn't mind but they are so intent on bombarding us with their obscure perspectives that most often we are actually missing the live action.
THE media frenzy led by the the BBC have been bombarding us with their sense of outrage at recent reports of so-called racist language by Prince Harry and his father Prince Charles.
Don't know about you, but with these grotty winter nights bombarding us with dark drizzle and cold, the thought of cosying up in the cwtchy armour of pyjamas with a good book or chick flick occurs to us most nights now.
In recent years the magazine seems to be a relentless tool of the Labor Party, bombarding us with Labor propaganda,
Safety precautions for summer training-- Summer has a sinister habit of unexpectedly bombarding us with intense heat and humidity.
THERE are not many in front of me in the list of people who love Five Live's sports coverage, but the insistence of the Beeb's best channel on bombarding us with the inconsequential opinions of fellow listeners during Wimbledon is getting on my nerves.