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English definition of “drum sth up”

drum sth up

phrasal verb with drum     /drʌm/ verb [I or T] (-mm-)
to increase interest in something or support for something: He was trying to drum up some enthusiasm for the project.Encouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiring
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