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  1. drive

    • IPA[drʌɪv]

    英式

    • v.
      operate and control the direction and speed of a motor vehicle;(of a motor vehicle) travel under the control of a driver
    • n.
      a trip or journey in a car;a street or road
    • noun: drive, plural noun: drives

    • verb: drive, 3rd person present: drives, gerund or present participle: driving, past tense: drove, past participle: driven

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    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. operate and control the direction and speed of a motor vehicle:

      he got into his car and drove off

      they drove back into town

    • 2. (of a motor vehicle) travel under the control of a driver:

      a car drives up, and a man gets out

      a stream of black cars drove by

    • 3. own or use (a specified type of car):

      Sue drives an estate car

    • 4. be licensed or competent to drive a motor vehicle:

      I take it you can drive?

    • 5. convey (someone) in a vehicle, especially a private car:

      his wife drove him to Regent's Park

    • 6. propel or carry along by force in a specified direction:

      the wind will drive you onshore

    • 7. (of wind, rain, or snow) move or fall with great force:

      the snow drove against him

    • 8. (of a source of power) provide the energy to set and keep (an engine or piece of machinery) in motion:

      turbines driven by steam

    • 9. (of a device) power or operate (another device):

      the interface can be used to drive a printer

    • 10. force (a stake or nail) into place by hitting or pushing it:

      nails are driven through the boards

    • 11. bore (a tunnel):

      an engineer suggested driving a tunnel through the Judean hills

    • 12. (in ball games) hit or kick (the ball) hard with a free swing of the bat, racket, or foot:

      from the free kick Owen drove the ball past the keeper

    • 13. strike (a ball) from the tee, typically with a driver:

      I'm driving the ball really well and my irons are good

    • 14. urge or force (animals or people) to move in a specified direction:

      they drove a flock of sheep through the centre of the city

      the French infantry were driven back

    • 15. compel to leave:

      troops drove out the demonstrators

      he wanted to drive me away

    • 16. (of a fact or feeling) compel (someone) to act in a particular way, especially one that is considered undesirable or inappropriate:

      he was driven by ambition

      some people are driven to murder their tormentors

    • 17. bring (someone) forcibly into a specified negative state:

      the thought drove him to despair

      my laziness drives my wife crazy

    • 18. force (someone) to work to an excessive extent:

      you're driving yourself too hard

    • 19. cause (something abstract) to happen or develop:

      the consumer has been driving the economy for a number of years

      we need to allow market forces to drive growth in the telecommunications sector

    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a trip or journey in a car:

      they went for a drive in the country

    • 2. a street or road:

      Hammond Drive

    • 3. a short road leading from a public road to a house or other building:

      from the window he could see right down the weedy drive to the front gate

    • 4. an innate, biologically determined urge to attain a goal or satisfy a need:

      emotional and sexual drives

    • 5. determination and ambition to achieve something:

      his drive helped Leeds to four Cup finals

    • 6. an organized effort by a number of people to achieve a purpose:

      a recruitment drive by the police

    • 7. an organized gathering to play whist or another game, involving many players:

      a whist drive

    • 8. the transmission of power to machinery or to the wheels of a motor vehicle:

      he experimented with chain drive to run the propeller

    • 9. (in a car with automatic transmission) the position of the gear selector in which the car will move forward, changing gears automatically as required:

      he threw the car into drive

    • 10. short for disk drive
    • 11. (in ball games) a forceful stroke made with a free swing of the bat, racket, or foot against the ball:

      a hard drive to left field

    • 12. a shot from the tee:

      Greg hit a good drive at the 18th

    • 13. an act of driving a group of animals to a particular destination:

      cattle were no longer taken on long drives, but were delivered by rail

    • n.
      a herd or flock of animals being driven in a body:
    • a drove of cattle
    • v.
      drive (livestock, especially cattle) to market:
    • these three men discovered the coal on the Dulkaninna Creek while droving cattle

      droving demanded long hours in the saddle and periods of isolation

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    • n. a herd or flock of animals being driven in a body:

    • a drove of cattle

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    • v. past of drive

    • a drove of cattle

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    • v. past of drive

    • a drove of cattle

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    • n.
      an act of driving a motor vehicle that one is considering buying, in order to determine its quality.
    • a drove of cattle
    • v.
      drive (a motor vehicle) to determine its qualities with a view to buying it.

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    • n.
      an act of driving a motor vehicle that one is considering buying, in order to determine its quality.
    • v.
      drive (a vehicle) to determine its qualities with a view to buying it.

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    • adj.
      (of a shooting or other act) carried out from a passing vehicle:
    • a drive-by shooting
    • n.
      a shooting carried out from a passing vehicle:
    • they had a drive-by and my daddy caught the bullets

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    • n. a mechanical system that includes an electric motor and drives a machine.

    • they had a drive-by and my daddy caught the bullets

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    • IPA[drīv]

    美式

    • v.
      operate and control the direction and speed of a motor vehicle:
    • he got into his car and drove off

      they drove back into town

    • n.
      a trip or journey in a car:
    • they went for a drive in the country

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  2. 知識+

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