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English definition of “drive at sth”

drive at sth

informal phrasal verb with drive     /draɪv/ verb (drove, driven)
be driving at sth If you ask someone what they are driving at, you ask them what they really mean: I don't see what you're driving at.Meaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying
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