bombard
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bombard
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (military)
a. bombardear
Government forces bombarded the city for weeks until few buildings were left standing.Las fuerzas gubernamentales bombardearon la ciudad durante semanas hasta que quedaron pocos edificios en pie.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to shower)
a. acribillar
The journalists bombarded me with questions about my private life.Los periodistas me acribillaron a preguntas sobre mi vida privada.
b. bombardear
After the TV program, the family were bombarded with offers of help.Después del programa de televisión, bombardearon a la familia con ofertas de ayuda.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
After the hearing, the minister was bombarded with abuse.Después de la audiencia, al ministro le llovieron insultos.
I was bombarded with invitations from people I didn't even know.Me llovieron invitaciones de gente que ni conocía.
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bombard
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. bombardear
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to bombard somebody with questionsbombardear a alguien con preguntas
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bombard [bɒmˈbɑːd]
transitive verb
(Mil) bombardear;with con
I was bombarded with questions me acosaron or bombardearon a preguntas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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