drum into (one)

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drum into (one)

To teach someone something through intense and frequent repetition. A noun or pronoun can be used between "drum" and "into." The teacher tried drumming the material into them before the statewide exam, but he was still concerned they weren't getting it. You never listen to what I'm telling you! Do I have to drum it into you, or what?
See also: drum

drum something into someone

 and drum something into someone's head; drum something in
Fig. to teach someone something intensely. Her mother had drummed good manners into her. She drummed in good manners day after day.
See also: drum
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That's what the manager is trying to drum into us and the message is coming through.
While it's not like any other game, it is just another game of football and that's what he's trying to drum into us.
This is something the boss will drum into us, especially since we meet our local rivals and championship contenders Ross County on Tuesday in what is a huge match for both teams.
It is something that wasn't happening a few weeks ago but is happening now, so we have to stay focused and believe in what we are about, and that's what the manager is trying to drum into us because only we can get out of this.