1、im- "into, in, on, upon" + ping- "fix, fasten" + -e.
2、含义：fasten or fix forcibly. => drive into, encroach, infringe.
3、impinge <=> impact.
- impinge (v.)
- 1530s, "fasten or fix forcibly," from Latin impingere "drive into, strike against," from assimilated form of in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + pangere "to fix, fasten" (see pact). Sense of "encroach, infringe" first recorded 1738. Related: Impinged; impinging.
- 1. He never allowed his work to impinge on his private life.
- 2. Your political opinions will necessarily impinge on your public life.
- 3. She didn't allow her personal problems to impinge on her work.
- 4. Wit Wolzek claimed the legislation could impinge on privacy, self determination and respect for religious liberty.
- 5. I heard the rain impinge upon the earth.
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