hammer onto

hammer something onto something

 and hammer something on
to pound something onto something. I hammered the lid onto the paint can. She hammered on the lid very tightly.
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It was only by accident that we discovered the hearth when a friend of ours dropped a hammer onto it and chipped the tiles, and we saw there was a beautiful block of slate underneath.
He carried out the brutal attack, said Mr Linehan, repeatedly crashing the hammer onto the victims heads.
He contacted the city council last summer after a friend's son accidentally cracked his old bathtub by dropping a hammer onto it.