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swamp

verb [T]
 
 
/swɒmp/
to have too many of something, or give someone too much to do: Huge volumes of fake designer brands have swamped the EU market.be swamped with sth After the severe storms, insurance companies are expecting to be swamped with claims.be swamped by sth Consumers are feeling swamped by high levels of credit card debt. We've all been swamped with work since the policy changes. swamped with calls/emails/letters
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