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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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"Food prices have been increasing for years because of transnational retailers, which destroyed independent shops, our food producers, and flooded us with goods from abroad," SNS MP Eva Antosova said, as quoted in the Agriculture Ministry's press release.At the same time, Matena admitted to having shopped at the end of March.
Over the last few days you have flooded us with support and love the like of which I can't remember."
Egyptians and non-Egyptians alike have expressed their love for the campaign and have flooded us with the best of comments.
Gordon remains with us because he galvanized the city of Los Angeles as well as these artists and so many others around the world, who in the days after his death flooded us with their remembrances of this man and the lasting impact he made on the theatre.
INTREPID Telegraph readers flooded us with pictures of their travels in 2010.
Thus people will learn why for two days in a row newspapers flooded us with sappy texts about red carpets, Bonev, Vezhdi and Catherine Deneuve," writes the Kultura material.
She adds, "The recession has flooded us with lots of highly skilled people who I couldn't afford to pay otherwise." Of the 1,800 volunteers, Traore estimates that about 10% are return volunteers who help out six to 12 times a year.
Nature has flooded us with wealth as it has flooded the masses with poverty.
The story caused intrigue throughout the Seghill community and our readers turned detective as they flooded us with information about James Barnes.
CELEBRITIES flooded us with calls wanting to wish Susan all the best.
Now I write to you to complain that BBC television and radio flooded us with this unimportant matter when I wished to hear news about Pakistan's earthquake, India's bombs, the monetary situation and the horror of repossessions etc.
The Birmingham Mail has been leading a campaign to keep Barry at Villa and hundreds of fans have flooded us with pleas urging him to stay.
You have simply flooded us with pleas to give up to pounds 50,000 to worthy causes like hospices, community schemes and animal charities.
Of course, you could just have sent in a one-two-three to nominate your greatest ride (or even just a one), but experience told us that would not be enough for most of you, and so it proved, as you flooded us with the reasons for your choices.
"Listeners flooded us with great stories about their wonderful holidays in places such as Llandudno, Portmeirion, Borth and visits to spots such as Lake Vyrnwy.