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drive away

1. To leave some place in an automobile. Once my parents had driven away, I called all of my friends and invited them over.
2. To transport someone or something from some place in a vehicle. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "drive" and "away." Can we call Animal Control to drive away the raccoons that we've trapped?
3. To entice someone or something to leave some place. What can we do to drive away these troublesome raccoons?
See also: away, drive

drive someone (or an animal) away

(from something or some place) to repel someone or an animal from something or some place. We drove the monkeys away from the pineapples. We drove away the monkeys from the fruit.
See also: away, drive

drive away

to leave some place driving a vehicle. They got in the car and drove away. They drove away and left us here.
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drive away

v.
1. To leave a place in a vehicle: We got in our car after the party and drove away.
2. To take someone or something away in a vehicle: The farmer drove the puppies away to their new home. The police drove away the criminals in their van.
3. To repel someone or something: We drove the bugs away with insect repellent. The smell drove away trespassers.
See also: away, drive
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However if some sour gas is leaked I will be sure to get in my car and drive away.
The annual Drive Away Hunger campaign has always been successful, but FeedMore anticipates drastically increasing needs this year, including a 20% rise in the number of meals provided to children.
Woosnam, the former US Masters champion who will skipper Europe against the Americans at the K Club in September, has confirmed Drive Away will be part of his kit in 2006.
At the heart of the design is a series of precisely machined waisted connector pins designed to break at a load sufficient to avoid accidental failure during normal handling of a hose, but low enough to prevent damage in a drive away situation.
There are thousands of beautiful walks and attractions just a short drive away.
Shortly after, Officer Rousselle spotted the suspect in his vehicle, stopped the vehicle, and attempted to question the man; however, the suspect insisted that he was going home and proceeded to drive away.
And 50 seconds was all it took to drive away the Audi A4 Avant.
Furthermore, THE HOLLYWOOD is a short drive away from many of the major film and television studios, and has a unique advantage with the Metro station around the corner to escape the all too congested Los Angeles traffic grid.
Despite the 55-year-old's injuries he tried to drive away from his attackers but crashed a short distance away.
to actually address homelessness and really drive away the nonsense, drive away the status quo and get to the common sense and dollars and cents,'' Mangano said.
Bavar got into his car and started to drive away and Miss Evans, who came from Anfield, put her hands through the open front passenger window.
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Kia is focusing its attention on a pounds 1 drive away deal.
Police responding Saturday to a domestic violence complaint at Anderson's home saw him get into a Lincoln Towncar and drive away, authorities said.