flood (someone or something) with (something)

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flood (someone or something) with (something)

1. Literally, to shower or deluge someone or something with water. High tide flooded the sand with water.
2. By extension, to overwhelm someone with something. The familiar smells of my mother's cooking flooded me with memories of my childhood.
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flood someone or something with something

to cover or inundate someone or something with something. We flooded them with praise and carried them on our shoulders. The rains flooded the fields with standing water.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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wants to flood us with chlorine-washed chicken and hormone-pumped beef.
For instance, the smell of some items can flood us with memories and emotions.
And although we didn't know more than half of the artists playing, nor understood less than half of what they were saying and singing, we let their songs flood us with emotions.
An interesting observation here is that recalling a painful rejection can flood us with many of the same feelings we had at the time of being rejected.
Roth reminds the reader that God's desire is to flood us with light so that we might be ready for a great end time's revival
So they have capacity and flood us with the market if they have problem."
At the moment we are just in the talking stages, so please do not flood us with applications!
More nimby-ism arrived this week over alleged Chinese plans to flood us with recreational drugs.
Flood us with migrants from Europe and see us go down under the weight because, as the British know, the EU doesn't particularly get on with us and we certainly don't want them.
"By 2005, China can flood us with home furnishings products," DuPree said.
They also flood us with information and statistics about producers and suppliers losing confidence in the consumer market.
'It is in the best interest of everyone in Warwickshire to respond to the questionnaire and we want people to flood us with replies.
"If they try to flood us with information, keep us from being able to quickly turn the information into intelligence, that is one thing we need to look at.
"It's not bad enough they flood us with their TV shows and lousy hamburgers.
Readers continue to flood us with calls supporting our campaign.