- 1(Of rain or snow) blown by the wind with great force: driving rainMore example sentences
- Snow, sleet, driving rain and gale force winds were sweeping across the north west today (Saturday).
- There were gale force winds and driving rain across parts of Victoria too - but a bit more than two millimetres.
- It wasn't the biggest or nicest fish but most welcome when conditions were hard and included gale force wind and driving rain.
- 1.1Having a strong and controlling influence: he was the driving force behind the plan a driving ambitionMore example sentences
- Rogers said a driving force controlling the price of oil is supply and demand.
- The shift toward more ecological means of pest control is a driving force in research and in growers' fields.
- The Privatization Law was the driving force which influenced the form privatization would take in the 1990s.
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- The control and operation of a motor vehicle: he was convicted of reckless drivingMore example sentences
- Reckless driving of private buses compounds the problem on the roads.
- We propose doubling fines for offences that cause accidents such as drunken driving and reckless driving.
- The negligence may not be related to the actual driving of the motor vehicle.
- In control of a situation: all chairmen love being in the driving seatMore example sentences
- You have the ability to be in the driver's seat by taking a proactive role in constructing contracting.
- President Nujoma will remain in the driver's seat for a good time yet.
- But there was no doubt that they remained firmly in the driver's seat.