drum into

phrasal verb
drummed into; drumming into; drums into

Definition of drum into

: to force (something) to be learned by (someone) by repeating it over and over again Our teacher drummed the lesson into our heads. The importance of saying "please" and "thank you" was drummed into us as children.

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