UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbærɑːʒ/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/bəˈrɑʒ/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(bə räzh; esp. Brit. baräzh for 1, 2, 4, 5; bärij for 3)

Inflections of 'barrage' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
v 3rd person singular
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. sustained a barrage of [missiles, bombs, rockets]
  2. launched a barrage of [gun, machine gun] fire
  3. in a [rocket, artillery] barrage (on)
  4. hit with a barrage of [questions, criticism]
  5. came in for a barrage of [questions]
  6. [overwhelmed, stunned, halted] by the barrage of [questions]
  7. [faltered, came undone] under the barrage
  8. There has been a barrage of attacks on [the politician, Baghdad].
  9. in a barrage on [Baghdad] (this Tuesday)
  10. was given a barrage of information
  11. in a barrage against [Palestine]
  12. a media barrage [on, against, about]
  13. the daily barrage of [emails, phone calls]
  14. an endless barrage of [emails]
  15. a constant barrage of [emails]
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