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shower sb with sth

(also shower sth on sb)
phrasal verb with shower uk   /ʃaʊər/  us   /ʃaʊr/ verb
C2 to give someone a lot of presents or praise: She only sees her niece occasionally, so she showers her with presents when she does. His boss showered him with praise.
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