beat/bang the drum for


beat/bang the drum for
beat/bang the drum for
: to say or write things that strongly support (someone or something)

They joined together to beat the drum for their candidate.

banging the drum for human rights

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Main Entry:drum

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  • bang the drum (for somebody) — beat/bang the ˈdrum (for sb/sth) idiom (especially BrE) to speak with enthusiasm in support of sb/sth • She s really banging the drum for the new system. Main entry: ↑drumidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • bang the drum (for something) — beat/bang the ˈdrum (for sb/sth) idiom (especially BrE) to speak with enthusiasm in support of sb/sth • She s really banging the drum for the new system. Main entry: ↑drumidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • beat the drum (for somebody) — beat/bang the ˈdrum (for sb/sth) idiom (especially BrE) to speak with enthusiasm in support of sb/sth • She s really banging the drum for the new system. Main entry: ↑drumidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • beat the drum (for something) — beat/bang the ˈdrum (for sb/sth) idiom (especially BrE) to speak with enthusiasm in support of sb/sth • She s really banging the drum for the new system. Main entry: ↑drumidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • beat the drum for — I see drum I II beat (or bang) the drum for (or against) be ostentatiously in support of (or in opposition to) he limited campaign contributions in order to beat the drum against political action committees | feminists bang the drum for ‘quality… …   Useful english dictionary

  • beat (or bang) the drum of (or for) — be ostentatiously in support of. → drum …   English new terms dictionary

  • bang the drum — To indulge in publicity ● drum * * * bang/beat/the drum phrase to publicly show your support for something or someone Thesaurus: to support an idea, plan or personsynonym Main entr …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bang the Drum All Day — Infobox Song Name = Bang the Drum All Day Artist = Todd Rundgren Album = The Ever Popular Tortured Artist Effect Published = Released = 1983 track no = 7 Recorded = Genre = Pop rock Length = 3:32 Composer = Todd Rundgren Label = Rhino Producer =… …   Wikipedia

  • beat the drum — phrasal also beat a drum : to declaim as meritorious or especially significant : publicize or argue noisily publicity men beating the drum about the new star beat the drum for him as a candidate * * * bang/beat/the drum …   Useful english dictionary

  • drum — I. /drʌm / (say drum) noun 1. a musical instrument consisting of a hollow body, often covered at one or both ends with a tightly stretched membrane, or head, which is struck with the hand, a stick, or a pair of sticks. 2. any hollow tree or… …   Australian English dictionary