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Drum Up Support : Phrases



Meaning:

Obtain, summon support or interest; recruiting.


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Origin:

A military term which described the custom of recruiting parties marching into town and announcing their arrival with fife and drum. Their duty was described as Drumming up recruits.

Alternative: To make a meal or a drink - from tramps' slang derived from the Romany 'drom' (highway), where tramps would normally take their refreshment.





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