drive a/the/(something's) price up(redirected from drive a/the/ price up)
drive a/the/(something's) price up
To cause the price of something to increase. Having this fancy new restaurant in our neighborhood should drive all of our house prices up.
drive a price upand force something up
to force the price of something upwards. Someone is buying a lot of gold and driving the price up. They are driving up the price.