- 1.1 (overwhelm) inundar to inundate sb
withsth inundar a algn dealgo we have been inundated with visitors/presents nos hemos visto inundados de visitantes/regalos, hemos recibido un aluvión de visitantes/regalosMore example sentences1.2 (flood) [formal] inundar
More example sentences
- You may be surprised to learn that we are not inundated with complaints from people living in the surrounding area there is no trouble.
- We were inundated with requests from people to help them find their transport.
- In a world where people are inundated with information from the media this seems naive.
- Here in Naples, Hurricane Wilma caused flooding, including inundating a parking garage.
- The building of the canal is expected to control the annual floods that inundate many parts of the capital, causing much loss of life and property.
- When the precipitation rate increases in Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina, floods inundate southern China and Bangladesh and drought hits some of the remotest Indian villages.
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