Definition of 'barrage'
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Is it possible to maintain a relationship without telling your partner you are being subjected to a constant barrage of abuse? Times, Sunday Times (2017)Russia is aiming to recapture Aleppo this month, it said yesterday as regime forces increased their artillery barrage of the city. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Each attack was met by a barrage of fire. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)She faced a barrage of criticism from people who reckoned she would not be able to cope. The Sun (2008)He was subjected to a barrage of abuse this time from the right wing. Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)Britain is blessed with potential tidal barrage sites. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Her older siblings have tried talking to her but they are met with a barrage of abuse too. The Sun (2014)It opens with him calling for cover as he tries to sneak behind enemy lines amid a barrage of fire. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That ruling opened the police to a barrage of criticism, especially over their methods of investigation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They launched a barrage of attacks, and again the locks were heavily involved. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The six Japanese whaling ships are expected to face a barrage of attempts to sabotage the hunt. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It could easily blow up in his face amid a barrage of birdies from the European duo. The Sun (2014)And he faces a barrage of fresh attacks today from the other 27 leaders. The Sun (2016)An artillery barrage followed by a mass infantry attack would punch a huge hole in the German lines. The Sun (2014)Normally, the chief executive of the bank expects a barrage of criticism about pay and overall performance. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And a man keeps a sense of normality by reading in a park next to an anti-aircraft barrage balloon. The Sun (2011)A barrage of abuse was aimed at the network on Twitter. The Sun (2012)He says: 'I am under a constant barrage from these people. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The Germans blamed the defeat on the fog hampering observations, as well as the artillery barrage. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Under a barrage of criticism, the MoD recently increased the amounts it pays in compensation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Britain will slip back down the medals table and no doubt run into a barrage of press criticism about why we can't win anything any more. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You would think the Aussies would want to avoid the barrage of taunting texts from friends and family back in Blighty. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'barrage'
British English: barrage NOUN
A barrage is continuous firing on an area with large guns and tanks.
The artillery barrage on the city was the heaviest since the ceasefire.
- American English: barrage
- Brazilian Portuguese: fogo de barragem
- Chinese: 连续炮击
- European Spanish: cortina de fuego
- French: tir de barrage
- German: Sperrfeuer
- Italian: fuoco di sbarramento
- Japanese: 爆撃
- Korean: 집중 사격
- European Portuguese: fogo de barragem
- Spanish: cortina de fuego
British English: barrage VERB
If you are barraged by people or things, you have to deal with a great number of people or things you would rather avoid.
Doctors are complaining about being barraged by drug-company salesmen.
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