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Meaning of "drum out"



 
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Meaning of "drum out" #1 (permalink) Sat Dec 02, 2006 14:28 pm   Meaning of "drum out"
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #84 "ESL Prepositions", question 10

The director was drummed ......... of office for life when it was discovered that she had been involved in insider trading.

(a) up
(b) in
(c) on
(d) out

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #84 "ESL Prepositions", answer 10

The director was drummed out of office for life when it was discovered that she had been involved in insider trading.

Correct answer: (d) out

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Meaning of "drum out" #2 (permalink) Sat Dec 02, 2006 14:46 pm   Meaning of "drum out"
 

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drum out:

a. (formerly) to expel or dismiss from a military service in disgrace to the beat of a drum.
b. to dismiss in disgrace: He was drummed out of the university for his gambling activities.

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ESL Prepositions test #3 (permalink) Sat Mar 03, 2012 17:51 pm   ESL Prepositions test
 

I have to review all these prepositions. They are a little bit difficult. Do you have more excercises with them? Thanks in advance.
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