drum out of

phrasal verb

drummed out of; drumming out of; drums out of
: to force (someone) to leave (a place or organization)
They drummed her out of the club.
He got drummed out of the military.

Examples of drum out of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The three-year ban on Trump from running a business in New York fell short of the state attorney general Letitia James’s call for him to be drummed out of the state’s real-estate business permanently. John Cassidy, The New Yorker, 17 Feb. 2024 Trump surely doesn’t want to be drummed out of New York or hit with a huge fine, and his lawyers are trying to prevent that from happening. John Cassidy, The New Yorker, 6 Oct. 2023 The big difference: where Glass was drummed out of the industry in shame, Mahmood won awards for his transgressions. Chris Vognar, Rolling Stone, 25 Sep. 2023 Despite the severity of allegations around the company, Kotick has not been drummed out of the in-crowd. Cynthia Littleton, Variety, 31 May 2023

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“Drum out of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drum%20out%20of. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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