English version

drive off

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdrive off phrasal verb1 DSGto hit the ball to begin a game of golf2 FORCE somebody TO DO something drive somebody ↔ off to force a person or animal to go away from you We keep dogs in the yard to drive off intruders. drive→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
drive offEddie ran out of the house, jumped into his car, and drove off.Someone had smashed into her car, and then just driven off.Adrian just had time to see his father jump into the truck and drive off in a cloud of dust.
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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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