hacer hincapié en

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hacer hincapié en
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to emphasize
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Quiero hacer hincapié en cuán importante es que terminemos este proyecto a tiempo.I want to emphasize how important it is for us to finish this project on time.
b. to emphasise (United Kingdom)
El director hizo hincapié en que la película es una obra de ficción y no debe ser interpretada como un relato de la vida real.The director emphasised that the film is a work of fiction, and that it shouldn't be interpreted as a true story.
c. to stress
El ministro hizo hincapié en que la prioridad número uno de esta administración es sacar al país de la crisis económica en la que se encuentra.The minister stressed that the number one priority of this administration is to take the country out of the economic crisis it is in.
d. place emphasis
Durante tu presentación, quiero que hagas hincapié en la cantidad de dinero que la compañía se ahorrará si implementamos nuestro plan.During your presentation, I want you to place emphasis on the amount of money the company will save if we implement our plan.
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