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instill someone with something

to imbue or impress someone with something. Her story instilled us all with courage. She instilled us with courage.
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instill something in (to) someone

to impress something into someone's mind. You need to remember your manners. I want to instill that into you. Good manners were instilled in me at home.
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instill something in(to) something

to add something to a situation. The presence of the mayor instilled a legitimacy into the proceedings. Sharon sought to instill a little levity in the meeting.
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Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo said the revival of the mandatory ROTC was discussed during the Monday Cabinet meeting because President Rodrigo Duterte wanted to instill nationalism among the youth.
In all probability the essential beliefs that this lesson is attempting to instill are most likely being fostered at home as well.
Fifteen (75%) facilities reported the use of gravity flow to instill fluid into the bladder while four reported instillation of fluid via a syringe in 50 ml to 60 ml increments.
Carefully directed studies of the effects upon children of Bible reading; the recitation of prayers, the study, of the catechism; attempts, if you will, to instill fear or respect for God and his will into the hearts of children by means of verbal instruction confirm its futility.
By creating a culture where basic principles of ethical conduct are incorporated in daily correspondence and paperwork, it becomes easier to instill good habits.
Mackay's Electra and Rockwell's Orestes are properly gleeful when relating the death of Aegisthus and deeply remorseful after they have killed their mother, but they fail to instill needed substance into their portrayals.
On-site training can instill enthusiasm, boost morale, improve budgets.
A recent innovation that helps instill a work ethic is Take Your Daughter to Work Day.
The nurse can instill confidence in the caregiver that he/she is vital to the resident's daily well-being, and can meanwhile instill a feeling of reassurance to the resident that his or her needs will be met with empathy and in a caring manner.
The Dinkytown Daycare Kids, for instance, are designed to instill a passion for education and non-violence.
While Harper-Lawrence changes and continues to change to keep up with the market and the current climate, Draznin said, he continues to try and instill in his team his own hard work ethic.
The arrival of Karl Malone and Gary Payton seemed to instill the Lakers with a fresh energy and a harder edge, and an understanding that regular-season games merit some attention.
WHEN BENJAMIN Harkarvy became director of Juilliard's Dance Division in 1992, he had a singular priority: to instill discipline in students and faculty alike.