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drill in School topic

drilldrill2 ●●○ verb  1 [intransitive, transitive]TITPG to make a hole in something using a drill Drill a hole in each corner.drill into/through He accidentally drilled into a water pipe.drill for oil/water/gas etc BP has been licensed to drill for oil in the area.2 [transitive]SESPRACTISE/PRACTICE to teach students, sports players etc by making them repeat the same lesson, exercise etc many timesdrill somebody in something She was drilling the class in the forms of the past tense.drill somebody to do something I acted instinctively because I had been trained and drilled to do just that. The crew were well drilled in handling emergency situations.3 [transitive]PMA to train soldiers to march or perform other military actions The sergeant was drilling the new recruits.4 [transitive]TAC to plant seeds in rows using a machine drill down drill something into somebody→ See Verb table
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drillTannins, another kind of organic molecule, are used in the oil industry to make muds easier to drill.They hammered and plowed and drilled.If we drill a borehole into the aquifer the groundwater will be under sufficient pressure to overflow from the borehole.A third well has also been drilled and is currently being completed, and Pogo has plans to drill a fourth well.I heard the dentist start drilling, but I couldn't feel anything.Oil companies still drill for oil off Santa Barbara.It sounds like someone's drilling into the wall.We'll have to drill some holes here to put up the shelves.In the process, some 2,000 miles of tunnels were drilled through the mountains.drill for oil/water/gas etcThey might drill for oil and come up dry.drill somebody in somethingThe game is designed to drill children in the letters of the alphabet.