One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘Hazel had impressed him mightily’
make an impression on, have an impact on, influence, affect, leave a mark on, move, stir, rouse, excite, inspire, galvanize
dazzle, overcome, overwhelm, overpower, awe, overawe, take someone's breath away, take someone aback, amaze, astonish
feel admiration, feel respect
informal grab, stick in someone's mind
2‘goldsmiths impressed his likeness on medallions’
imprint, print, stamp, mark, engrave, deboss, emboss, punch, etch, carve, inscribe, cut, chisel
3‘you must impress upon her that she has to come to school’
emphasize to, stress to, bring home to, establish in someone's mind, fix deeply in someone's mind, instil in, inculcate in, drum into, knock into, drive into, din into, ingrain in, leave in no doubt
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