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Phrasal Verbs

drive away

This page is about the phrasal verb drive away

Meaning

to cause someone or something to leave a place

For example

  • drive sb/sth away The government's strict new laws on currency trading will drive foreign investors away.

  • drive away sb/sth The farmers are using automatic air guns to drive away the birds.

Quick Quiz

Tourists are being driven away from the island by

a. lower hotel rates

b. improved public transport

c. increasing crime rates

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