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drive (or hammer or press or ram) something home

Definition of drive or hammer or press or ram something home in English:

Make something clearly and fully understood by the use of repeated or forcefully direct arguments.
Example sentences
  • New Labour relied on its supporters in the trade union leadership to ram that message home.
  • He was confident, he was direct, he drove his points home.
  • Depriving us of the end of the story renders it difficult for him to drive home the central theme of continuity.
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