2017年4月26日 星期三

drumbeat, took a public beating, drumming sessions, din

After residents near Zuccotti Park complained, an agreement limits drumming at the encampment there to twice a day, from noon to 2 p.m., and 4 to 6 p.m.
Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times

Despite Drumbeat, a War With North Korea Isn’t Brewing

Mr. Trump summoned all 100 senators for a briefing on North Korea, but despite all the recent muscle-flexing from each side, senior officials say that the threat of an imminent clash has been overstated.

For Annoyed Neighbors, the Beat Drags On

Lower Manhattan residents are coping with Occupy Wall Street protesters’ daily drumming sessions and the din of construction coming from the World Trade Center site.



A.I.G. Is Now Worried About Bad P.R. - for Policyholders
The Chartis unit of the bailed-out insurer, which took a public beating during the financial crisis, is now offering insurance against negative publicity.



Iraq inquiry sheds light on 'drum beat' to war

A long-awaited inquiry into Britain's role in the Iraq war got underway in
London this week.

The DW-WORLD Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew2p4rI44va89pI1

drumbeat
n.
  1. The sound produced by beating a drum.
  2. Vehement, persistent advocacy of a cause: "the drumbeat of criticism of the news media from the right" (Michael Pollan).

din
[名][U]((時にa 〜))(ひっきりなしの)大きなやかましい音, (ガンガンと響く)騒音
kick up a din
騒音をたてる
make (a) din
大騒ぎをする
in the din of ...
…の騒音の中で
They heard a sudden din of dogs.
突然犬がけたたましくほえるのが聞こえた.
━━[動](〜ned, 〜・ning)(他)
1 〈騒々しい音を〉立てる.
2 …を(…に)やかましく述べ立てる, がなり立てる((into ...))
din ... into a person's ear
…をやかましく言い聞かせる.
━━(自)
1 (耳が聞こえなくなるほど)鳴り響く.
2 (人に)がなりたてる((into ...)).

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