drum into someone's head

drum into someone's head
   If you teach something to someone through constant repetition, youdrum it into their head.
   

When we were kids at school, multiplication tables were drummed into our heads.


English Idioms & idiomatic expressions. 2014.

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  • head — [hed] n. [ME hede, heved < OE heafod, akin to Ger haupt (OHG houbit, Goth haubith) < IE base * kaput (orig. prob. cup shaped) > L caput: merged in Gmc with word akin to OHG hūba, a cap, crest (Ger haube) < IE base * keu , to bend,… …   English World dictionary

  • head — head1 [ hed ] noun *** ▸ 1 top part of body ▸ 2 your mind and thoughts ▸ 3 leader of group ▸ 4 top/front part of something ▸ 5 white bubbles on beer ▸ 6 where river begins ▸ 7 top of drum ▸ 8 center of spot on skin ▸ 9 for counting animals ▸ 10… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • head — headlike, adj. /hed/, n. 1. the upper part of the body in humans, joined to the trunk by the neck, containing the brain, eyes, ears, nose, and mouth. 2. the corresponding part of the body in other animals. 3. the head considered as the center of… …   Universalium

  • head — /hɛd / (say hed) noun 1. the upper part of the human body, joined to the trunk by the neck. 2. the corresponding part of an animal s body. 3. the head considered as the seat of thought, memory, understanding, etc.: to have a head for mathematics …   Australian-English dictionary

  • head */*/*/ — I UK [hed] / US noun Word forms head : singular head plural heads 1) [countable] the top part of your body that has your brain, eyes, mouth etc in it a bruise on the side of her head • Collocations: Verbs frequently used with head as the object… …   English dictionary

  • drum — drum1 /drum/, n., pl. drums, (esp. collectively for 11) drum, v., drummed, drumming. n. 1. a musical percussion instrument consisting of a hollow, usually cylindrical, body covered at one or both ends with a tightly stretched membrane, or head,… …   Universalium

  • drum — I. /drʌm / (say drum) noun 1. a musical instrument consisting of a hollow body, often covered at one or both ends with a tightly stretched membrane, or head, which is struck with the hand, a stick, or a pair of sticks. 2. any hollow tree or… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • head — [[t]hɛd[/t]] n. 1) anat. the anterior or upper part of the vertebrate body, containing the skull with mouth, eyes, ears, nose, and brain 2) zool. the corresponding part of the body in invertebrates 3) the head considered as the center of the… …   From formal English to slang

  • drum — I [[t]drʌm[/t]] n. pl. drums, (esp. collectively for11)drum, 1) mad a musical percussion instrument consisting of a hollow, usu. cylindrical body covered at one or both ends with a tightly stretched membrane, or head, which is struck with the… …   From formal English to slang

  • Head (film) — Infobox Film name = Head caption = Movie poster for Head director = Bob Rafelson producer = Bob Rafelson Jack Nicholson writer = Bob Rafelson Jack Nicholson starring = Peter Tork Davy Jones Micky Dolenz Michael Nesmith Jack Nicholson music = Ken… …   Wikipedia

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