fire questions at (one)

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fire questions at (one)

To rapidly ask one questions. Can you please not fire questions at me as soon as I get home from work?
See also: fire, question
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fire ˈquestions, ˈinsults, etc. at somebody

ask somebody a lot of questions one after another or make a lot of comments very quickly: The room was full of journalists, all firing questions at them.
See also: fire, somebody
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Minutes after signing for a 73, Harrington sat down to talk to reporters for as long as they wanted to fire questions at him, just as he had throughout the build-up to the biggest week of his career.
He is to hold a series of roads hows to let the public have their say on policing and to fire questions at him -but admission will be on a ``first come,first served'' basis.
Simply insert the leader of the council in the box, with a chair and anything else he requires to make him feel comfortable, suspend him from the crane and allow us to fire questions at him. If he is a little reluctant or -heaven forbid -evasive in his answers, we could suggest he will not be allowed down again until he is a little more forthcoming.
During his 30-minute speech at the Prison Officers' Association conference in Portsmouth, delegates sat in stony silence then queued to fire questions at him.
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