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flood in

Meaning: If things flood in, they come quickly and in great numbers.

Synonym: pour in

For example:

  • flood in Ever since she won the Nobel Prize for literature, orders for her books have been flooding in.

  • flood in Thousands of cheap products have been flooding in from overseas since the government lowered import taxes.

Quick Quiz:

Donations have flooded in like never before, so this year's total is sure to be
  1. less than before
  2. more than before
  3. the same as before

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