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phrasal verb [transitive] informal
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theypound into
he/she/itpounds into
present participlepounding into
past tensepounded into
past participlepounded into
  1. pound something into someone/someone’s head to teach someone something by repeating it many times

    My parents pounded it into my head never to talk to strangers.

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