Definition of slave-drive in English:
verb[with object] (usually as adjective slave-driving) informal
Make (someone) work very hard: slave-driving managers they slave-drive their staff
More example sentences
- To slave-driving managers who think it's just for the lazy, he says sleep deprivation is a major cause of irritability, mistakes and accidents.
- Pay extra on a student loan or tuck the money away in your savings account to help buy freedom from your slave-driving boss.
- What about the misery, the hardship, the slave-driving new standards?
Definition of slave-drive in:
- US English dictionary
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