bombard (one) with (something)

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bombard (one) with (something)

1. Literally, to attack one repeatedly, as with gunfire or explosives. The enemy army retreated after we bombarded them with grenades.
2. By extension, to subject one 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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Adam Green returns to helm after handing over directing duties on the third flick and he again bombards us with gore.
Daily the London-based media bombards us with the machinations of their own little groups that they feel we, the general public are also losing sleep over.
KID NORMAL by Greg James and Chris Smith, Bloomsbury, PS6.99 (ebook PS4.68) HHHH H THERE'S no escaping from the pull of superheroes: every summer Hollywood bombards us with the latest instalments in never-ending franchises and we lap them up.
CHILDREN'S book of the week KID NORMAL by Greg James and Chris Smith, Bloomsbury, PS6.99 (ebook PS4.68) HHHH H THERE'S no escaping from the pull of superheroes: every summer Hollywood bombards us with the latest instalments in never-ending franchises and we lap them up.
In "Tracktown," real-life distance runner Alexi Pappas plays aspiring Olympic athlete Plumb Marigold, who bombards us with quotations pilfered from inspirational posters, popular movies, and the pages of Bartlett's, padding the film's gratuitous voiceover with platitudes by everyone from Mary Lou Retton to Albus Dumbledore.
In an age where the media bombards us with news about the hopeless state of the world, it is noticeable how often they ignore examples of people acting together to change things for the better.
"You're coming of age in a 24/7 media environment that bombards us with all kinds of content and exposes us to all kinds of arguments, some of which don't always rank all that high on the truth meter," the Telegraph quoted him as saying.
"You re coming of age in a 24/7 media environment that bombards us with all kinds of content and exposes us to all kinds of arguments, some of which don t always rank all that high on the truth meter," Obama said at Hampton University, Virginia.
The media bombards us with environmental issues and debate so much, it becomes an issue to turn on or off, like a difficult class, or sales pitch, or "more politics." Our natural, justified response is to avoid it, numbed.
The media bombards us with images of physical perfection; hence the popular appeal of television shows like The Swan, which promotes transforming yourself through cosmetic surgery.
Each day the media bombards us with information about events around the world.
NIGHTLY TELEVISION BOMBARDS US WITH PICTURES of young Muslims, some dressed in their burial shrouds, marching through the streets of the Middle East ready to offer themselves as martyrs." Almost as frequently we see the carnage that those who carry out their vows create.
The 'popular' media bombards us with tales of doom and despair - job losses, factory closures, weak pound, strong kilo, Euros and euro sceptics - surely there can be no-one left working, or certainly making any money?
In part, it's because our culture bombards us with a single message: Consume, consume, consume.
BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT ITV1 Wales, 8pm As ever with these shows, it's the hopeless, deluded wannabe stars who are often the most entertaining, but once they are whittled down, expect plenty of dramatic fireworks as Simon Cowell's show bombards us with plenty of flashy graphics, OTT staging and a few giggles here and there.