hammer home


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Translations
يقوم بجهودٍ كبيرَه للإقناع
dokopat k pochopení
hamre ind i hovedet på
leggja ofuráherslu á
büyük çaba göstermek

w>hammer home

vt sep
nailfest hineinschlagen
argument, point etcNachdruck verleihen (+dat), → untermauern; he tried to hammer it home to the pupils that …er versuchte, den Schülern einzubläuen or einzuhämmern, dass…

hammer

(ˈhӕmə) noun
1. a tool with a heavy usually metal head, used for driving nails into wood, breaking hard substances etc. a joiner's hammer.
2. the part of a bell, piano, clock etc that hits against some other part, so making a noise.
3. in sport, a metal ball on a long steel handle for throwing.
verb
1. to hit, beat, break etc (something) with a hammer. He hammered the nail into the wood.
2. to teach a person (something) with difficulty, by repetition. Grammar was hammered into us at school.
give (someone) a hammering
to hammer (= beat) (a person). His father gave him a hammering for stealing.
hammer home
to make great efforts to make a person realize. We'll have to hammer home to them the importance of secrecy.
hammer out
to produce (an agreement etc) with a great deal of effort and discussion. to hammer out a solution.
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