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hit over the head


  1. to strike on the head
  2. to emphasize repeatedly or strongly to   ⇒ you don't have to hit me over the head with it—I understand
See hit

Example Sentences Including 'hit over the head'

He had caught only the fringe of the smile, but he looked as if he had been hit over the head with a brick.
Elizabeth Peters LORD OF THE SILENT (2001)


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