Definition of slave-drive in English:


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[with object] (usually as adjective slave-driving) informal
Make (someone) work very hard: slave-driving managers they slave-drive their staff
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  • What in heavens was Nadia thinking when she agreed to be slave-driven year after year, until her Green Card came?
  • He announced measures which should see slave-driving landlords face prison sentences, and not just symbolic fines.
  • The slave-driving studios keeping their contract stars hard at it were dream factories.

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