plague (one) with (something)(redirected from plagued him with)
plague (one) with (something)
To frustrate, annoy, inconvenience, or cause trouble for one repeatedly or continuously. Often used in passive constructions. The company was plagued with setbacks and misfortune in its first couple of years, but they've finally begun to see some financial success. The investigators have been plaguing us with inquiries and requests for documentation for weeks now—I wish they would let us just get on with our work!
plague someone or something with something
to bother or annoy someone or something with something. Stop plaguing me with your requests. We plagued the committee with ideas.
To pester, trouble, or harass someone or something with something: Reporters plague me with questions everywhere I go. The production was plagued with problems from the start.