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drum sb out of sth

verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with drum   /drʌm/ (-mm-) us  
to force someone to leave a job, group, etc., often because they have behaved in a way that is not considered acceptable: The minister was drummed out of office when it was discovered that he had been taking bribes.
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