pump (one) full of (something)

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pump (one) full of (something)

To forcefully fill one with something. My psychiatrist pumped me full of antidepressants as a child, and it numbed me to the world. The gangsters drove by with their Tommy guns and pumped their rivals full of lead.
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pump somebody full of something

fill somebody with something, especially drugs: They pumped her full of painkillers.
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Two pneumatic cylinders force the plate onto the top of the product and as the pump empties the drum, the plate is drawn downwards keeping the inlet of the pump full of the product.
Are the owners of bars and clubs more responsible for the spread of HIV than the customers they pump full of alcohol?
It's a sickener for Chris (pictured) who we are just having to pump full of antibiotics at the moment," added the manager, who is keen to tighten defensively after the 2-0 defeat to Crewe.
As the pump empties the drum, so the plate is pushed downwards, keeping the inlet of the pump full of the product.