drill verb definition in Language skills topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Language skills topic
[transitive] to teach somebody to do something by making them repeat it a lot of times drill somebody to do something The children were drilled to leave the classroom quickly when the fire bell rang. drill somebody a well-drilled team drill somebody in something Recruits are drilled in basic techniques over the five-day course. Recruits were thoroughly drilled in all aspects of military procedure.

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