English version

drill something into somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdrill something into somebody phrasal verbTELL/ORDER somebody TO DO somethingto keep telling someone something until they know it very well Mother had drilled it into me not to talk to strangers. drill→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
drill into If we drill a borehole into the aquifer the groundwater will be under sufficient pressure to overflow from the borehole.Out of these ad hoc sessions came a bold plan to drill a hole into the earth.They just drill it into the zone.
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Verb table
drill
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydrill
he, she, itdrills
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydrilled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave drilled
he, she, ithas drilled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad drilled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill drill
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have drilled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam drilling
he, she, itis drilling
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you, we, theyare drilling
Past
I, he, she, itwas drilling
you, we, theywere drilling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been drilling
he, she, ithas been drilling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been drilling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be drilling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been drilling
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