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infuse (someone or something) with (something)

1. To add an ingredient to something by soaking or steeping. Oh, I always infuse my water with lemon—it's so refreshing!
2. To put forth effort so that someone learns or remembers something. She really needs to infuse her kids with a sense of respect for others, sheesh.
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infuse (something) into (someone or something)

1. To add an ingredient to something by soaking or steeping. Oh, I always infuse lemon into my water—it's so refreshing!
2. To put forth effort so that someone learns or remembers something. I really tried to infuse these physics equations into my students, but judging by their grades on the test, we need to revisit them. She really needs to infuse a sense of respect for others into her kids, sheesh.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

infuse someone with something

to teach someone a body of knowledge or a perspective on a body of knowledge. The schools sought to infuse the children with a sense of history. Children should be infused with a respect for the rights of others.
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infuse something into someone

to instill specific knowledge into a person; to teach someone something very well. The boss infused a lot of company information into the new assistant before she took another job. The teacher infused a lot of knowledge into the students in a short time.
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infuse something into something

to mix something into something. You should infuse this mixture into the tea. The tea was infused into the water very slowly.
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infuse something with something

to make something mix into some liquid. He infused the mixture with a strong solution of soap. The chemical mixture was infused with the other solution.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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