Meaning of “impress sth on/upon sb” in the English Dictionary

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"impress sth on/upon sb" in British English

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impress sth on/upon sb

phrasal verb with impress uk /ɪmˈpres/ us /ɪmˈpres/ verb [ I or T, not continuous ]

to make someone understand or be familiar with the importance or value of something:

Mr Simmons tried to impress on me how much easier my life would be if I were better organized.

(Definition of “impress sth on/upon sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)