3 English Phrasal Verbs With 'DRUM'

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We have definitions for 3 phrasal verbs with 'DRUM'

3 phrasal verbs with 'DRUM'

Drum into

  1. To make someone learn or believe something by constant repetition
    (Separable [obligatory] | International English)
    » Example: They DRUM all the traps INTO you before the test, so you can't go wrong.

Drum out

  1. Force someone out of their job or position
    (Separable [obligatory] | International English)
    » Example: They DRUMMED the minister OUT when she was caught lying. The minister was DRUMMED OUT of her post for lying. (The passive form with OF is more common)

Drum up

  1. Increase support or interest
    (Inseparable | International English)
    » Example: They are trying to DRUM UP support for the referendum.

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