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English definition of “be driving at sth”

be driving at sth

phrasal verb with drive
 
 
/draɪv/ verb (past tense drove, past participle driven)
used to ask what someone really means: Just what are you driving at?Meaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying
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