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drum
British English: /drʌm/
American English: /drəm/

Translation of drum in French:

noun

also: drums plural noun

transitive verb

  • p prés etc -mm-
    to drum one's fingers/feet
    tambouriner des doigts/des pieds (on sur)
    to drum something into somebody
    [figurative]
    enfoncer quelque chose dans le crâne de quelqu'un (informal)

intransitive verb p prés etc -mm-

  • 1 (beat drum)
    jouer du tambour
  • 2 (make drumming sound)
    (rain)
    tambouriner
    to drum on the table with one's fingers
    tambouriner sur la table avec les doigts

Idioms

to beat the drum for something

[figurative]
faire du battage pour quelque chose

Phrasal verbs

drum home

drum [something] home
réussir à faire comprendre (lesson, point)
réussir à faire passer (message)

drum out

drum [somebody] out
expulser (person)

drum up

1 drum up [something]
trouver (business, custom, trade)
2 drum up [somebody]
racoler (clients, customers)
to drum up somebody's support for
obtenir le soutien de quelqu'un en faveur de (candidate, plan)

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