HyperDic: drive_in

English > 3 senses of the expression drive in:
VERBcompetitiondrive incause a run or runner to be scored
motiondrive inarrive by motorcar
contactdrive in, screwcause to penetrate, as with a circular motion
English > drive in: 3 senses > verb 1, competition
MeaningCause a run or runner to be scored.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
Cause toscore, hit, tally, rack upgain points in a game / game / game
English > drive in: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningarrive by motorcar.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The star and her manager drive in today from their motor tour across the country"
Broaderarrive, get, comereach a destination
Spanishllegar en coche
English > drive in: 3 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningCause to penetrate, as with a circular motion.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"drive in screws or bolts"
Synonymscrew
Broaderrevolve, go around, rotateturn on or around an axis or a center
See alsodriveforce into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically
Spanishatornillar

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