English Language Lessons

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Idiom of the week – Hammer home something

Posted by englishlessons on May 6, 2016

Definition:

repeat or emphasize something until people understand it

Examples:

The company had already said they were struggling with profitability, but the data on their recent losses hammered it home.

She did not realize how upset people were until she saw the email; the multiple complaints hammered home the message.

 

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