hammer sth into sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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hammer sth into sb

(also hammer sth in)
phrasal verb with hammer uk   /ˈhæm.ər/  us   // verb
to ​force someone to ​understand something by ​repeating it a lot: I always had it ​hammered into me that I mustn't ​lie.
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