June 15, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
drum up /ˈdrʌm ˈʌp/ phrasal verb
drum up
/ˈdrʌm ˈʌp/
phrasal verb
The women are brainstorming ways to drum up business.
The women are brainstorming ways to drum up business.
Learner's definition of DRUM UP

drum up (something) also drum (something) up

: to get or create (support, business, etc.) through hard work and a lot of effort

  • They sent out flyers to drum up support for their candidate.

  • Somehow, we need to drum up some new business.

  • The company is trying to drum up demand for a new product.

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