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drive back

to go in a vehicle back to where it started. Mary drove back and parked the car where it had been when she started. You drive us there and I'll drive back.
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drive someone or something back

to force someone or something away; to force someone or something to retreat. The infantry drove the attackers back into the desert. They drove back the invading army. We drove them back to the border.
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In this configuration FireStore can revert the hard disk drive back into a DDR with the press of a button and without the need to re-cable.
Tired from the 60-mile drive back, Batz left his accordion and other gear locked inside the camper shell of his pickup truck.
The 25-mile drive back to the lodge in the dark is more than enough to take on.
Terrie was in town buying a swimming pool - the newest addition to their ``Casa de Luna'' lounge - and couldn't drive back to the house to get them out as police ordered an evacuation.
Friends can now meet for a gambling night, they can get together, chat and gamble, without the "hassle" of having to drive back home.
On the at-bat, Robertson hit a hard line drive back to Quintero, who was able to get her glove on the ball but could not hold on.
Then, at night, after Stevie gets off work from her job in the garden department at a local Home Depot, they drive back to Peg's place, feed the dogs again, and put them in for the night before driving home.
Wooten will drive back to Southern California today to see hand specialist Dr.
The major time savings comes from eliminating the requirement of having the hard drive back up to an external medium and the many steps associated with re-installing an operating system on the new drive.
On the drive back, the pair began arguing, which resulted in the son turning around in the front seat and throwing punches at his father, officials said.
USC coach Henry Bibby was so disgusted after the Trojans' 76-66 loss to Long Beach State before 2,739 at the Pyramid on Thursday night, he made the team drive back to Los Angeles immediately after the game and watch films of the setback.
In fairness to legislators, several said on Friday that they need the expense money to maintain second homes in Sacramento, and that far from getting a three-day break, they will continue working at their legislative jobs once they fly or drive back to their home districts.
The box containing the replacement drive and mailing label can then be used to send the failed drive back to Sony at the customer's expense and by the shipping method of their choosing.
She had to get back to work,'' said Dana Williams, who planned to drive his family back to Lancaster late Monday night, drop them off at Burbank Airport Tuesday morning, rejoin the team in Visalia that night and then drive back home again.
When the administrator replaces the failed drive, the CycloneRAID will move the data from the spare drive to the new replacement drive and return the spare drive back into spare mode -- ready for the next disk failure.