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drum out of (something)
To oust someone publicly, often amid scandal. A noun or pronoun can be used between "drum" and "out." The CEO was drummed out of the company once the papers started reporting on his embezzlement of company funds.
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drum someone out of somethingand drum someone out
Fig. to expel or send someone away from something, especially in a formal or public fashion. They drummed Bill out of the bridge club for having a bad attitude. The corps drums out a few cadets each year.
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