English version

drive somebody/something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdrive somebody/something ↔ out phrasal verb1 FORCE somebody TO DO somethingto force someone or something to leave Downtown stores are being driven out by crime.2 written to make something stop existing As we went forward, our fear was driven out by horror. drive→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
drive outS. ambassador to the country that drove him out 40 years earlier.Finally a bee drove the goats out.It scores especially because most people most of the time don't drive flat out.One of the friends, Manuel Cabrera, said he tried to grab Jamie but the intense heat drove him out.He'd offered to pick her up and drive her out here.Rescuers have tried unsuccessfully to drive them out into the open sea using a line of boats with their engines running.He was helped by Athena to drive them out of their coverts, and as they flew up he shot them.We drove way out past Reno, to the old Fielding place.
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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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