Translation of "drive" - English-Italian dictionary

drive

verb uk /draɪv/ us /drɑɪv/ present participle driving, past tense drove, past participle driven

A1 to make a car, bus, or train move, and control what it does

guidare
She’s learning to drive. Sta imparando a guidare.

A1 to travel somewhere in a car, or to take someone somewhere in a car

andare/portare in macchina
Annie drove me home last night. Annie mi ha portato a casa in macchina ieri sera.
drive someone mad, crazy, etc.

to make someone extremely annoyed

irritare qualcuno
He leaves dirty clothes all over the floor and it’s driving me mad. Lascia indumenti sporchi sparsi sul pavimento e questo mi fa diventare matto.
drive someone crazy, nuts, etc.

to make someone extremely annoyed

irritare qualcuno
He leaves dirty clothes all over the floor and it’s driving me crazy. Lascia abiti sporchi in giro sul pavimento e mi fa diventare matto.
drive a hard bargain

to expect a lot in exchange for what you pay or do

essere abilissimo nel contrattare
noun uk /draɪv/ us /drɑɪv/

B1 a journey in a car

tragitto in macchina, girata in macchina, gita in macchina
The drive from Boston to New York took four hours. Da Boston a New York ci sono volute quattro ore di viaggio in macchina.

B1 a part of a computer that can keep information

drive, lettore
Save your work on the C: drive. Salva il lavoro sul disco locale C.

the area of ground that you drive on to get from your house to the road

viale, strada d’accesso
You can park on the drive. Puoi parcheggiare sul viale d’accesso.

(Translation of “drive” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)