beat the

beat the

drum/drums
To give enthusiastic public support or promotion: a politician who beats the drum for liberalism.
See also: beat
References in classic literature ?
If the redskins have won," he said, "they will beat the tom-tom; it is always their sign of victory.
To his amazement Hook signed him to beat the tom-tom, and slowly there came to Smee an understanding of the dreadful wickedness of the order.
Following are the results of the team matches, Eagle's Dream beat The Strikers score 4-1 ,From the Eagle's Dream Ameerullah beat Afnan Mudassir score 11/7, 8/11, 5/11 (19 minutes ), Ashab Irfan beat Abdul Mughni score 11/6, 9/11, 11/8 (27minutes ), Talha bin Zubair beat Mehboob Mehmood score 11/7, 6/11, 11/8 (20 minutes ), Salman Saleem beat Naqash Shahid score 11/8, 10/12, 11/1 (25 minutes ).
Beat the BCS's 15th-ranked team out of the Pac-10 title (done).
lt; Beat the BCS's fifth-ranked team, which happens to be their biggest rival.
Their 4&3 victory sees Holywell, who beat the North Wales club in the final last season, play Rhuddlan in round two.
Why Bishop Amat will win: There's always the thought that it is difficult to beat the same team twice, especially when it is in the span of two weeks.
She made sure that happened against Westlake on Thursday with 35 assists - many of which went to dynamic outside hitter Brynn Cameron - as Newbury Park beat the Warriors 25-16, 25-16, 16-25, 25-22.
Canyon has lost to both teams - Hart beat the Cowboys 35-9 in Week 7 - and Canyon coach Harry Welch believes a Hart-Mission Viejo final would be quite a showdown.
The Lakers didn't just beat the Spurs, they vanquished them.
Gosh, Maryland got beat by a 12 seed, I think Maryland is very good,'' Smith said, referring to an ACC rival who beat the Tar Heels earlier in the year but got upset early in the NCAAs.