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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 ?
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.
Din says there won't be any compromise on this point.
Din says he has come across some bizarre proposals during the interviews.