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ram (something) home

To make something extremely clear; to make someone understand or realize something, especially through forceful repetition. (Can also be constructed as "ram home (something).") Primarily heard in UK. John rams their financial difficulties home whenever his wife suggests they buy something new. She's need to ram home the fact that she was clear of all charges before the election began.
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ram something ˈhome

(especially British English) force somebody to understand something important: The terrible injuries I saw in that accident really rammed home for me the importance of wearing seat belts.
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Robert Dunn's low cross caught out keeper Mark Cairns in the 53rd minute and defender James Smith only succeeded in teeing it up for Brown to ram home.
Malcolm Christie then clambered off the bench to ram home Derby's third in the dying seconds and wrap up three points.
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Over the years, health authorities - mindful of this popular perception - have tried increasingly radical methods to ram home the "prevention is better than cure" message.
Telford were level within seven minutes when McNally squared for Perry to ram home from close range.
And just to help them we need a multi-million pound lawsuit from someone who's had DVT to ram home the message that people are more important than profits.
But just when it seemed as if the Devon outfit would survive, up popped defender Newman to ram home from a right-wing corner.
And organisers at Scotland Against Drugs say they aim to ram home the message that drugs are everyone's problem.
That is not to say her claim is entirely without merit, but it does ram home the injustice to those service personnel who put their lives on the line for Britain.