drum sb out of sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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drum sb out of sth

phrasal verb with drum uk   us   /drʌm/ verb [I or T] (-mm-)
to ​force someone to ​leave a ​job, ​group, etc., often because they have ​behaved in a way that is not ​consideredacceptable: The ​minister was ​drummed out of ​office when it was ​discovered that he had been taking ​bribes.
(Definition of drum sb out of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “drum sb out of sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 开除, 驱逐, 将(某人)赶出……
in Chinese (Traditional) 開除, 驅逐, 將(某人)趕出……
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