One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Consciously adopt a different approach or attitude to the majority of people.‘he has always marched to a different tune but this time his perversity may be his undoing’
- ‘‘When I walked the picket lines, I really believed that we, as a people, marched to the beat of a different drummer,’ Lyons says.’
- ‘Admiral Rickover, Peter Drucker, and Georges Doriot always marched to a different drummer and got the acclaim of the crowd.’
- ‘Now Michael Deaver authors a personal portrait of the former president he says has always marched to a different drummer.’
- ‘Unless you enjoy marching to a different drummer, stick with right betting, avoid wrong betting, and join the tribe.’
- ‘Since his college days, Rice has been seen as someone who marched to the beat of a different drummer.’
- ‘Those who want exegetical help in the interpretation of a specific text will discover that this commentary marches to a different drummer.’
- ‘‘He marched to a different drummer,’ says his colleague Becker.’
- ‘A professional woman in her 50s said she feels almost ‘invisible’ a lot of the time and that the better jobs or promotions seem to go to those in her company that don't march to a different drummer.’
- ‘During the go-go days of the late 1990s, when many business thinkers found themselves seduced by the idea that everything is new in the new economy, Jim Collins marched to a different drummer.’
- ‘Lennon is believed to favour a return to Congress and is viewed as a moderate, but the overwhelming message from the conference of over 400 delegates was that the general secretary is marching to a different tune from his troops.’
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