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Meaning of “drive/hammer sth home” in the English Dictionary

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drive/hammer sth home

to say something ​clearly and with a lot of ​force so that you are ​certainpeopleunderstand it: She really ​drove home the ​message that we need to ​economize.
(Definition of drive/hammer sth home from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “drive/hammer sth home”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…讲清楚,使人完全明白…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…講清楚,使人完全明白…
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