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drive somebody/something ↔ in

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdrive somebody/something ↔ in phrasal verbto hit the ball so that another player can score a run in baseball drive→ See Verb table
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drive inIn the winter he was driven back in again.So Fogarty drove them in, and Jack checked Kiki in at the Saulpaugh to get her away from the farm.Denver had two drunken driving arrests in Colorado and was to be tried on one of those charges in January.The only people who drive luxury saloons in East Oxford are drug dealers who do karate with their rottweilers to relax.Jeanne drives Sophie around in her car.We continue our drive towards Hollywood in silence, because there's nothing else to say about Dudley Moore.As the tour will doubtless prove, what drives them crazy in Stourbridge holds good elsewhere.It feels as if days have gone by in the ten hours since they drove this route in the opposite direction.
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drive-inˈdrive-in noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 a restaurant where you are served and eat in your car2 BBTa place where you can watch films outdoors while sitting in your car
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drive-inA white waitress at a drive-in told the couple to park across the street, because they were black.But drive-ins are on the way out.Just opposite, next to the Church of the Sign, there was a new Wendy's Hamburgers drive-in.Mrs Stych's mind wandered as the voices droned on and the current film at the local drive-in cinema was condemned.And new drive-in establishments like banks and fast-food bars are to be banned.Terry and I tried to find work at the drive-ins.
From Longman Business Dictionarydrive-inˈdrive-in adjective [only before a noun] a drive-in restaurant, cinema, bank etc allows you to buy food, watch a film etc without leaving your cardrive-in noun [countable]
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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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