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din in(to) (someone)

To ingrain something in someone through repetition. A noun or pronoun can be used between "din" and "in(to)." When your mother and I were kids, we learned the multiplication tables because our teacher dinned them into us.
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din something into someone

 and din something in
to repeat something over and over to someone. (As if one could "hammer" words into someone.) The teacher dinned it into her constantly, but it did no good. He dinned in the same message over and over.
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References in classic literature ?
They chivied me out of it when I went to take soil for analysis--me and Imam Din.
Last year it exceeded three rupees," Imam Din said quietly.
So Imam Din and I emptied out the corpse one time, with my shaving soap and trade gunpowder, and hot water.
He was bad, though; lay like a log for a week while Imam Din and I massaged the paralysis out of him.
Imam Din had moved, I fancy, behind Strickland's chair.
I couldn't go myself, so I told a couple of our Makalali police and Imam Din to make talk with the gentleman one time.
I was witness that he offered man-eaters' for sale," said Imam Din.
We waited till Imam Din returned to us from above and coughed at the door, as only dark-hearted Asia can.
But the Infant had already made the sign, and we heard Imam Din hunker down on the floor: One gets little out of the East at attention.
Sahib," Imam Din turned to Strickland, "our Sahib answered to those false words as a horse of blood answers to the spur.
The din of the drum was now increased, as well as the frequency of the blows, and the warriors, as each approached the victim of the hunt and delivered his bludgeon blow, joined in the mad whirl of the Death Dance.
Humayun Huma, Mushtaq ur Rehman Shafaq (Meem Re Shafaq), Israr da Toru, professor Farman ud Din Bakhshali, Akbar Hoti, Dr.
Ranting Williamson had been barred from the takeaway and was refusing to leave when Din snapped and grabbed the metal shovel.
Din, who was 44 at the time he was convicted, lived in a modest house in his adopted home town of Hartlepool.
A Parsi from Mumbai who studied at the Cathedral and John Connon School, Din left for Vancouver, Canada, in 1967.