were barraging
-estuviste acribillando
Past progressiveconjugation ofbarrage. There are other translations for this conjugation.

barrage

barrage(
buh
-
razh
,
bah
-
rihj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(large amount)
a. el aluvión
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Fred had a barrage of questions for his teacher.Fred tenía un aluvión de preguntas para su maestro.
b. la lluvia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
You should run for president. - No thanks. I don't want to expose myself to the inevitable barrage of insults.Deberías postularte a la presidencia. - No, gracias. No quiero exponerme a la inevitable lluvia de insultos.
2. (military)
a. la cortina de fuego
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
They laid down a barrage to provide cover for the ground troops to advance.Lanzaron una cortina de fuego para cubrir el avance de las tropas terrestres.
b. la barrera de fuego
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The first barrage was unleashed at 3 am.La primera barrera de fuego se desató a las 3 am.
3. (dam)
a. la presa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A tidal barrage can generate electricity without polluting the atmosphere.Una presa de marea puede generar electricidad sin contaminar la atmósfera.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to harass)
a. acribillar
The media barraged him with questions after he was rescued from the burning oil platform.Los medios lo acribillaron a preguntas después de que fuera rescatado de la plataforma petrolera en llamas.
b. bombardear
Doubts barraged her. Should she marry John after cheating on her?Las dudas la bombardearon. ¿Debería casarse con John después de haberla engañado?
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barrage
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (dam)
a. la presa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (military)
a. la batería de fuego
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(of artillery fire)
3. (fig)
a. la lluvia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(of questions, complaints)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (general)
a.
to barrage somebody with questionsacribillar a alguien a preguntas
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barrage [ˈbærɑːʒ]
noun
1 (dam) presa (f)
2 (Mil) cortina (f) de fuego; [of balloons etc] aluvión (m)
3
a barrage of noise un estrépito; a barrage of questions una lluvia de preguntas; there was a barrage of protests se produjo un aluvión de protestas
transitive verb
to be barraged by sb verse asediado por algn
Doctors are complaining about being barraged by drug-company salesmen Shoppers in department stores are barraged with displays aimed at stimulating impulse buying
he was barraged by phone calls se vio desbordado por un aluvión de llamadas
modifier
barrage balloon (n) globo (m) de barrera
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