drive back


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Verb1.drive back - force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"
fight down, oppose, fight, fight back, defend - fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!"
Translations

w>drive back

vi (car, person)zurückfahren
vt sep
(= cause to retreat) personzurückdrängen; enemyzurücktreiben, zurückdrängen
(= convey back in vehicle) personzurückfahren
References in classic literature ?
The coachman was directed to drive back, and as the vehicle turned Williamson was seen by all three, walking leisurely across the pasture.
Turning the horse suddenly he tried to drive back upon her, and so hem her in between the gig and the hedge.
On the drive back to his own house, he opened the crumpled paper.
From the deck of our schooner, anchored in the middle of the bay, he indicated by a theatrical sweep of his arm along the jagged outline of the hills the whole of his domain; and the ample movement seemed to drive back its limits, augmenting it suddenly into something so immense and vague that for a moment it appeared to be bounded only by the sky.
Clements became alarmed, and ordered the cabman to drive back to her lodgings.
It is dark now nearly in the forest, and we shall have the loveliest moonlight drive back.
Such was the information of the first five minutes; the second unfolded thus much in detail -- that they had driven directly to the York Hotel, ate some soup, and bespoke an early dinner, walked down to the pump-room, tasted the water, and laid out some shillings in purses and spars; thence adjoined to eat ice at a pastry-cook's, and hurrying back to the hotel, swallowed their dinner in haste, to prevent being in the dark; and then had a delightful drive back, only the moon was not up, and it rained a little, and Mr.
Having done that, we may drive back to our luncheon.
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He made it clear it was way too hectic to drive back home at the end of a day's play and then travel back to the ground by 8am.
The Stoke City player was more than twice the limit when he got behind the wheel of his BMW to drive back from Manchester in the early hours of April 29, Trafford magistrates' court heard.
And even though we were on our hols (see above), mum and dad were so looking forward to seeing me strut my stuff that they were going to drive back for the day so I could perform and then drive back.