what somebody is driving at

what (one) is driving at

The point one is trying to make. He's been talking for 10 minutes, and I still can't figure out what he is driving at. Is there a point? What I'm driving at, ladies and gentleman, is that the time for action is now.
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what somebody is ˈdriving at

the thing somebody is trying to say: What are you driving at? Try to explain what you mean more clearly.I wish I knew what they were really driving at.
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