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Definition of "drive away" []

  • Used other than as an idiom. To depart by driving a vehicle. (verb)
  • To force someone or something to leave (verb)

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Use "drive away" in a sentence
  • "Five years older than the oldest of the other New Bedford girls and desperate for a man, Biddy had the coy predatoriness of one already treading the perilous line of old-maidhood that would drive away even the slightest expression of masculine interest."
  • "But, Ned, to drive away the time till Falstaff come, I prithee, do thou stand in some by-room, while I question my puny drawer to what end he gave me the sugar; and do thou never leave calling 'Francis,' that his tale to me may be nothing but 'Anon.'"
  • "A woman who lived opposite Giles Fester reported seeing him leave the house and drive away at around 7.15 that evening."