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din (something) into (one)
To ingrain something in one's mind through constant repetition. When your mother and I were kids, we learned the multiplication tables because our teacher dinned them into us. The manager always dins the same motivational catch phrases into us whenever we have a staff meeting.
To ingrain something in one's mind through constant repetition. A noun or pronoun can be used between "din" and "in." When your mother and I were kids, our teacher simply dinned the multiplication tables in over and over until we could remember them. The manager always dins in the same motivational catch phrases whenever we have a staff meeting.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
din something into someoneand 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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.