(something) is inundated with (something)

The word "inundate" means for a lot of something to come into a place or to a person.

For example:

Ever since I joined Facebook, I've been inundated with friend requests from all of my former students.

This means that the speaker has received a lot of Facebook friend requests.

Here are some collocations that are often used with "inundate":

  • inundated with information
  • inundated with requests
  • inundated with questions
  • inundated with complaints

The word "inundate" is academic and intellectual-sounding.

This phrase appears in these lessons: