impress into

impress (something) into (something)

To press or push something into something else. I impressed the baby's foot into the ink pad and then onto the piece of paper.
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impress something into something

to press something into something. I impressed the key into the wax, making a perfect copy. Andy impressed his thumb into the pie.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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