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drive

Pronunciation: /draɪv/

Translation of drive in German:

n.

  • 3 (energy) Tatkraft, die
  • 5 [Motor Veh.] left-hand/right-hand drive Links-/Rechtssteuerung, die

v.t. (drove /drəʊv/, driven /ˈdrɪvn/)

  • 4 [fig.] drive sb to sth jmdn. zu etw. treiben drive sb to do sth or into doing sth jmdn. dazu treiben, etw. zu tun

v.i. (drove, driven)

  • 1 fahren can you drive? kannst du Auto fahren?
  • 2 (go by car) mit dem [eigenen] Auto fahren

Phrasal verbs

ˈdrive at

v.t. [fig.] hinauswollen auf (+ Akk.) what are you driving at? worauf wollen Sie hinaus?

drive aˈway

v.t. wegfahren 1.1 (chase away) vertreiben

drive ˈoff

see drive away

drive ˈon

v.i. weiterfahren

drive ˈup

v.i. vorfahren (to vor) (+ Dat.)

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