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hammer something ↔ in

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhammer something ↔ in (also hammer something into somebody) phrasal verbREPEATto keep saying something until people completely understand it The coach hammered his message into the team. hammer→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
hammer inEven when she later encountered more difficulties, she tried all sorts of positions, but never changed her grip on the hammer.Start a nail farther back from the end of the board and hammer it in at an angle toward the end.The loss of Elliott left Hammer very lightweight in attack and placed a heavy burden on regular strikers White and Harris.But her disappearance hammers home that in modern Britain, even a fleeting two minutes alone can put a child in danger.Steam hammers, in short, tended to batter themselves to death.This is because the center of gravity of the hammer is in the iron part.Sybillin was last in action at Ascot last month when hammering seasoned handicappers in the Victor Chandler Chase.
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Verb table
hammer
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhammer
he, she, ithammers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhammered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hammered
he, she, ithas hammered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hammered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hammer
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hammered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hammering
he, she, itis hammering
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you, we, theyare hammering
Past
I, he, she, itwas hammering
you, we, theywere hammering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hammering
he, she, ithas been hammering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hammering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hammering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hammering
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