Definition of hammer home phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


hammer home

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1to emphasize a point, an idea, etc. so that people fully understand it The school tries to hammer home the importance of homework.
  2. 2to kick a ball hard and score a goal Robben crossed the ball and Babel hammered it home.
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