In 1998, President Clinton bombed Serbia in response to the attempted ethnic cleansing of Kosovo without such approval.
Al-Qaeda overran Lahij on August 11 unchallenged, bombed the buildings specified in the memos, then left.
On the morning of April 19, 1960, the home of a prominent black lawyer was bombed.
These chemicals were then bombed by U.S. forces, which lifted them into the atmosphere and dropped on our troops.
He was based in Jalalabad until 2007, when the Taliban bombed his house.
The first night he was in the hospital the Germans bombed it and destroyed it.
If she tries to go into A-A drive, she is to be bombed—no matter who is aboard.
I take it you were one of the boys who bombed the fighter fields.
The enemy, on his part, sniped at and bombed our patrols at night.
Several times while I was in Amiens the German aeroplanes came over and bombed the city.
1580s, from French bombe, from Italian bomba, probably from Latin bombus "a deep, hollow noise; a buzzing or booming sound," from Greek bombos "deep and hollow sound," echoic. Originally of mortar shells, etc.; modern sense of "explosive device placed by hand or dropped from airplane" is 1909. Meaning "old car" is from 1953. Meaning "success" is from 1954 (late 1990s slang the bomb "the best" is probably a fresh formation); opposite sense of "a failure" is from 1963. The bomb "atomic bomb" is from 1945.
1680s, from bomb (n.). Meaning "to fail" attested from 1963. Related: Bombed; bombing. Slang bombed "drunk" is attested by 1956.
[in the sense of failure, perhaps fr the outdated expression make a baum of it, ''fail'']