One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Flooded or submerged.‘a market aflood with dumped food’
- ‘The terrace is already aflood and I notice that most of the plants have already been forced into a very low altitude drooping posture so I decide to leave them there.’
- ‘One aid worker told me recently ‘We're aflood in material aid and we're aflood in money.’’
- ‘The air is aflood with wavelengths.’
- ‘The water had not been so high since the Great Storm in '50. The meadows were aflood.’
- ‘A pipe has burst at the Thames Burrow and they are aflood!’
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