on the stump


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on the stump

traveling to different places to speak to people in order to get their political support On the stump in North Dakota, the senator took time out to talk to our reporter.
Etymology: based on a politician standing on a stump (cut end of a tree) in order to be seen
See also: on, stump

on the stump

  (mainly American)
a politician who is on the stump is travelling to different places in order to make speeches and get support, especially before an election On the stump in North Dakota, Anderson took time out to give this interview to our reporter.
See also: on, stump