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drive at sth

informal
phrasal verb with drive uk   us   /draɪv/ verb (drove, driven)
be driving at sth mainly UK If you ​ask someone what they are ​driving at, you ​ask that ​person what they really ​mean: I don't ​see what you're ​driving at.
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