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Re: Hammer something into someone

Posted by Bob on May 16, 2004

In Reply to: Hammer something into someone posted by SHIR on May 16, 2004

: Doe the phrase *Hammer something into someone* mean to force someone to to remember something by repeating it , and therefore equivalent of *cramming*?

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Yes and no. It does mean to repeat something forcefully and frequently. "Cramming" doesn't contain that element of repeating, repeating, repeating...