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drive somebody ↔ away

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdrive somebody ↔ away phrasal verbFORCE somebody TO DO somethingto behave in a way that makes someone leave He was cruel because he wanted to drive me away. drive→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
drive awayOnly the sun can drive them away.The Defence Ministry claims that the range would benefit wildlife as it would drive people away.Then, hardly knowing what she was doing, she drove wildly away.Sometimes he turned, determined to drive the ghost away, but his blood ran cold with terror.Odysseus was determined to drive the suitors away by force, but how could two men take on a whole company?If this is done in hardness of spirit, it tends to harden attitudes and drive people away for the Lord.The price deflator measures the size of price increases, and detects whether higher costs drive consumers away from a product.We continued our drive, away from the golf course and to-ward the sea.
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Verb table
drive
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydrive
he, she, itdrives
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydrove
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave driven
he, she, ithas driven
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad driven
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill drive
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have driven
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam driving
he, she, itis driving
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you, we, theyare driving
Past
I, he, she, itwas driving
you, we, theywere driving
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been driving
he, she, ithas been driving
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been driving
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be driving
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been driving
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