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People who never achieve happiness are the ones who complain whenever they're awake, and whenever they're asleep, they are thinking about what to complain about tomorrow.Adam Zimbler
to flood (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
- A (usually disastrous) overflow of water from a lake or other body of water due to excessive rainfall or other input of water.
- (figuratively) A large number or quantity of anything appearing more rapidly than can easily be dealt with.
overflow of water
large number or quantity
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Third person singular
- To overflow.
- To cover or partly fill as if by a flood.
- The floor was flooded with beer.
- They flooded the room with sewage.
- (figuratively) To provide (someone or something) with a larger number or quantity of something than can easily be dealt with.
- The station's switchboard was flooded with listeners making complaints.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To paste numerous lines of text to a chat system in order to disrupt the conversation.
cover as if by a flood
provide with a large number of quantity
- Oxford-Paravia Concise - Dizionario Inglese-Italiano e Italiano-Inglese. Edited by Maria Cristina Bareggi. Torino: Paravia, 2003 (in collaboration with Oxford University Press). ISBN 8839551107. Online version here
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