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impress sth on/upon sb

phrasal verb with impress uk   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 ​betterorganized.
(Definition of impress sth on/upon sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “impress sth on/upon sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)明白…的重要性(或价值)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)明白…的重要性(或價值)…
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