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instruct (someone) in (something)

To teach someone about something in particular (named after "in"). You need to instruct the temp in how to do the filing—otherwise, all this paperwork will be a mess when you get back from vacation.
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instruct someone in something

to teach someone about something. Amy will instruct you in the way to hang paper. The manager instructed Ken in the best method of entering data into the computer.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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