beat/bang the drum for

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: to say or write things that strongly support (someone or something) They joined together to beat the drum for their candidate. banging the drum for human rights

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“Beat/bang the drum for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beat%2Fbang%20the%20drum%20for. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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