ram into

ram into (someone or something)

1. To collide with someone or something, especially with a very sudden and forceful impact. Another driver ignored a red light and rammed into us in the middle of the intersection. He didn't see the dining room table and rammed right into it.
2. To cause something to collide with someone or something, especially with a great and sudden force. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "ram" and "into." The toddler rammed the shopping cart into the man's thigh. The criminal rammed his car into the truck carrying the bank deposits.
3. To force something to penetrate or become lodged in something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "ram" and "into." He rammed a metal rod into the computer terminal in a fit of blind rage. The serial killer rammed the knife into the back of his latest victim.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

ram something into someone or something

 and ram something in
to pound something into someone or something. He rammed his fist into Bill's side and shouted something angry at him. He rammed in his fist.
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ram into someone or something

to crash into someone or something. Mary accidentally rammed into a fence as she rode along. The car rammed into the tree and was totally wrecked.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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