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indoctrinate someone into something

to teach someone the ways of a group or some activity. The staff sought to indoctrinate Walter into the ways of office procedure. Todd indoctrinated Ken into camp life.
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indoctrinate someone with something

to teach someone the official or fundamental knowledge about something. They indoctrinated all their spies with the importance of being loyal to the death. Ken indoctrinated Todd with revolutionary thinking.
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I suppose it was thought that there's nothing morally repugnant about indoctrination, as long as you're indoctrinating the truth -- capitalism is good, socialism is bad; men going to work is good, women going to work is bad; Christianity is good, anything else is bad.
From this day forward nearly every session of Congress and every state legislature will be torn by demands from sectarian special interests and their political allies for direct or indirect tax support for denominational indoctrination.
It also speaks to larger trends in post-Tridentine Catholicism, in which conversion through force gave way (at least until later in the seventeenth century) to conversion through indoctrination and teaching.
11-City Cognac Indoctrination to Educate Aficionados on the Spirit of Choice for the French Imperial Court and Napoleon
While W I agree with his concerns about the indoctrination of children by some parents to follow groups like ISIS, to tar all religious parents with the same brush sounds a bit 'fanatical' in itself don't you think?
It came to something when such belief in such indoctrination made them ignore the rights and needs of those fatherless children - for no fault of their own - to financially suffer because of the blind indoctrination of their mothers' colleagues.
We need to know who will keep tabs on these indoctrination centres to ensure taxpayers' money is properly spent.
New Book Reveals Secret Indoctrination Techniques of Rosicrucian Order
FOR some reason, the authoritarian drift of the Government still shocks me, as it seems no form of intrusion or indoctrination is out of the question for New Labour.
Accordingly, there is no evidence of governmental indoctrination of religion.
They weren't so upset about legislators dictating the content of textbooks, which would be my automatic concern, so much as the attempt by the gay mafia to ``force sexual lifestyles upon kids'' (actual quote from Campaign for Children and Families Web site) and because ``it will turn every California public school into a sexual indoctrination center'' (from the Focus on the Family Web site).
On November 17, Muslim parents at the downtown Market Lane Toronto public school demanded that their children be exempt from what the board calls "anti-homophobia education," but which the parents recognize as indoctrination into the acceptability of sodomy (Star, Nov.
This case is so bizarre in its facts, and the degree of indoctrination is so severe, that we would be remiss if we failed to put the sanity issue before a jury,' said Craig Cooley, a lawyer for 18-year-old Malvo.
Kevin McCoy, president of the West Virginia chapter of the American Family Association, called the original program "nothing short of the indoctrination of children to accept the homosexual lifestyle," and said he was pleased with the revisions.