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Spanish translation of “drive”

drive

verb /draiv/ (past tense drove /drouv/, past participle driven /ˈdrivn/)
to control or guide (a car etc) Do you want to drive (the car), or shall I? to take, bring etc in a car My mother is driving me to the airport. to force or urge along Two men and a dog were driving a herd of cattle across the road. to hit hard He drove a nail into the door He drove a golfball from the tee. to cause to work by providing the necessary power This mill is driven by water. driver noun a person who drives a car etc a bus driver. driver’s license noun (American) a driving licence.
permiso de conducir, carnet de conducir
drive-in adjective (of a cinema, café etc, especially in North America) catering for people who remain in their cars while watching a film, eating etc
autocine, autobanco…
a drive-in movie.
drive-through adjective that one may drive through (and do something without getting out of the car)
autobanco, autorrestaurante, autozoo
a drivethrough restaurant.
driving licence noun a licence for driving a road vehicle.
permiso de conducir, carnet de conducir
be driving at to be trying to say or suggest I don’t know what you’re driving at. drive off to leave or go away in a car etc He got into a van and drove off. to keep away A horse uses its tail to drive off flies. in golf, to make the first stroke from the tee.
hacer el tiro de salida
drive on to carry on driving a car etc Drive on – we haven’t time to stop! to urge strongly forward It was ambition that drove him on.
(Definition of drive from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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