impress something upon someone


impress something upon someone
Syn:
emphasize to, stress to, bring home to, instil in, inculcate into, drum into

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  • impress — verb Hazel had impressed him mightily Syn: make an impression on, have an impact on, influence, affect, move, stir, rouse, excite, inspire, dazzle, awe Ant: disappoint Phrases: impress s …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • impress — [[t]ɪmpre̱s[/t]] ♦♦♦ impresses, impressing, impressed 1) VERB If something impresses you, you feel great admiration for it. [V n] What impressed him most was their speed. [V n] ...a group of students who were trying to impress their girlfriends …   English dictionary

  • impress upon — phrasal verb impress on or impress upon [transitive] Word forms impress on : present tense I/you/we/they impress on he/she/it impresses on present participle impressing on past tense impressed on past participle impressed on formal impress… …   English dictionary

  • impress on — phrasal verb impress on or impress upon [transitive] Word forms impress on : present tense I/you/we/they impress on he/she/it impresses on present participle impressing on past tense impressed on past participle impressed on formal impress… …   English dictionary

  • impress upon — im ˈpress on im ˈpress upon formal [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they impress on he/she/it impresses on …   Useful english dictionary

  • impress — I. verb (t) /ɪmˈprɛs / (say im pres) (impressed or, Archaic, imprest, impressing) 1. to affect deeply or strongly in mind or feelings, especially favourably; influence in opinion. 2. (used negatively) to produce an unfavourable reaction in: I… …   Australian English dictionary

  • impress on — im ˈpress on im ˈpress upon formal [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they impress on he/she/it impresses on …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring something home to someone — MAKE SOMEONE REALIZE, make someone understand, make someone aware, make something clear to someone; drive home, press home, impress upon someone, draw attention to, focus attention on, underline, highlight, spotlight, emphasize, stress. → home *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • home — [hōm] n. [ME < OE hām, akin to Ger heim < Gmc * haim < IE base * kei , to lie, homestead > HIDE3, Gr keisthai, to lie down, rest, L civis, townsman, ON heimr, home, Goth haima, OHG heim: basic sense “place where one lies; dwelling”] 1 …   English World dictionary

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