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bang/beat the drum

UK to ​speakenthusiastically about a ​belief or ​idea in ​order to ​persuade other ​people to ​support it too: Labour are ​banging the drum for a ​unitedEurope.
(Definition of bang/beat the drum from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bang/beat the drum”
in Chinese (Simplified) 大肆宣传,极力鼓吹…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大肆宣傳,極力鼓吹…
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