drive to

drive (one) to (do something)

To motivate, compel, or impel one to do something. The desire to set a good example for my kids drove me to finally complete my college degree. The stress of this job is going to drive me to drink. Getting that D on my midterm exam drove me to study much harder for the rest of the semester.
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drive to

v.
1. To travel to some destination in a vehicle: She drove to the beach in her truck. He drove to the mall.
2. To travel in some vehicle to some destination: We drove the car to the store for groceries.
3. To force or impel someone to some action or condition: I didn't want to have to say it, but you drove me to it. This paperwork is driving the staff to insanity.
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References in classic literature ?
The animals you have with you we will drive to the mountains and put into the Black Pit.
-Sioux Court: Rehabilitate approximately 453 SY of Sioux Court from Sioux Drive to dead end.
This drive to Edinburgh's charming New Town, a World Heritage site, puts roughly 100 miles (one-way) on your odometer.
By standardizing its integrated hard drive to Seagate FDE, ServGate is going one step further than competitors, many whom lack any kind of HDD, to provide the strongest data protection possible in a UTM device.
Waiting for a hard drive to fail and then beginning the RAID engine intensive task of rebuilding a drive using XOR is no longer an option for today's organizations.
If one drive fails, the missing data would be lost, but RAID level 5, for example, adds parity data (check digits) to disk striping, allowing the data on the failed drive to be reconstructed from the data remaining on the other drives.
However, the search still requires the tape drive to run sequentially until the file is found; and if the sought-after file is at the end of the tape, that search may take a bit of a wait.
Two wires transfer data from the computer to the drive (downstream), while the other two transfer data from the drive to the computer (upstream).
A unique feature calibrates the drive to each media disc to ensure the highest quality write operation using Constant Angular Velocity (CAV) servo positioning.
There are at least three ways to connect a CD-ROM drive to a PC.
More specifically, NCQ increases performance and disc drive life by allowing the drive to internally optimize the execution order of workloads or commands.
The 40-Gbyte Travan products incorporate Seagate's FastSense technology feature that optimizes backup time by allowing the tape drive to throttle its speed up or down to match the computer system's resources.
It is essential to implement a plan for regularly backing up your hard drive to avoid such a loss.
Likewise, Ampex Corporation has found the ATA drive to be effective in rugged environments for the Military/Aerospace market.
Who isn't used to deleting or copying old files from the hard drive to make way for new ones?