stamp onto

stamp (something) onto (someone or something)

To imprint or impress some label, mark, words, or design on someone or something. At the final stage of manufacturing process, a machine stamps the company's logo onto the bottom of each toy on the assembly line. The assessor stamped the word "DENIED" in big red letters onto the person's application. The bouncer stamped symbols onto us as we entered the club so the bartenders would know whether they could serve us drinks or not.
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stamp something onto something

to affix an informative label onto something, as with a rubber stamp. she stamped her name and address onto all her books. Tom stamped his identification onto all his papers and books.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Jan had seven months to put a stamp onto this squad and while I don't think he's been adequately supported, he has failed to galvanise, re-energise and get this team playing anything like in his own image.
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