infuse with

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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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 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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Cannabis Consortium will use Indulge to manufacture a steady supply of premium oil to infuse with its edibles.
Nashua, NH, August 20, 2018 --( The tasting menu includes: pulled chicken BBQ sliders with a house made BBQ sauce infuse with Mola black chili relish, Moroccan steak roulades with a spiced aioli, smoked sweet chili shrimp sauteed in Mola sweet orange chili relish served over a bed of warm rice noodles in a coconut emulsion, and a spicy vegan vegetable stew with assorted vegetables and potatoes cooked with Mola green chili relish.
Other basic tips: With citrus fruit, either infuse the spirits with just the zest (no pith), or, infuse with completely peeled fruit.