bombard (one) with questions

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bombard (one) with questions

To ask someone 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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Jimmy Carr, Bill Bailey, Rob Brydon and Alan Davies are this week's panellists doing their level best to stay awake and look intelligent as headmaster Fry bombards them with questions on the subject of engineering (with the added incentive of sweets delivered by a toy train for any stray sparks of genius).