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instill someone with something

to imbue or impress someone with something. Her story instilled us all with courage. She instilled us with courage.
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instill something in (to) someone

to impress something into someone's mind. You need to remember your manners. I want to instill that into you. Good manners were instilled in me at home.
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instill something in(to) something

to add something to a situation. The presence of the mayor instilled a legitimacy into the proceedings. Sharon sought to instill a little levity in the meeting.
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I think they are the same values that Sir Matt Busby instilled in Manchester United, making the two clubs more similar than they realise.
The training, she says, instilled in her "elegance, refinement, and a very fine aesthetic.
Of his mother, Malone says, "She is dedicated and passionate, and through her love for golf has instilled possibility and hope into many broken lives.
Together, we instilled in one another the inspiration and confidence to chase down dreams and ride them out, whether it be for eight seconds or for a whole lifetime.
Because discrimination against Haitians is aligned with racism against all people of color, the pride my parents instilled in me around being Haitian translated easily to the fight against racism, the fight for immigrant rights and the rights of incarcerated people.
In a district where 60 percent of students are Latino and 38 percent are African-American, Gonzales instilled new programs that resulted in a turnaround.
We instilled a sense of urgency from the outset, telling employees the company's very survival depended on everyone changing the ways they thought about the company and how we did business.
Under Jay Koven's leadership, Ambassador Construction has continued the philanthropic spirit instilled by his father and grandfather, Louis Friedman, since the company's inception over 40 years ago.
It must be instilled at the junior high school level.
3 cc) instilled into the bulla lumen gradually drained into the hiatus semilunaris superior through the patent bulla ostium.
The amount voided was measured and that volume was subtracted from the amount of water or saline instilled to determine the residual volume.
More than that, they are better people, stripped of prejudices and instilled with discipline.