infuse into

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 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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The modification was carried out by using carrageenan (food grade sources) as an alternative material unlike hydrogel to infuse into 3D PHBV scaffold microstructure as an empty porous filler (biomimicking in vivo soft tissue 3D structure).