drive back


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
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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.
Knowing that other would-be perpetrators also know how easy it is to get away after committing such a hideous act, my parents hesitate to even let me drive back home from office in the evening.
Airport-bound traffic from Thika Superhighway through Outering Road will take the service all the way to Garden City overpass then turn right and drive back to access Outering Road.
class="MsoNormalSMOOTH EXECUTION class="MsoNormalKwale community warden Edward Karanja said KWS personnel had launched ground operations to drive back the elephants to the sanctuary.
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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.
AS the Allies sailed from Britain To assemble just off the coast of France Then on the morning of the sixth Started their approach To their inidivdual beaches they sailed To drive back those unwanted invaders As thousands of bullets Rip through the air From gun emplacements Built thick and strong While waiting soldiers take cover Where they can As explosive squads Take out the obstacles that are in the way So they can get off the bloodridden beaches As their comrades and friends lie dying With blood and bodies on the beaches Then to secure the high ground For the rest to follow On this bloody day Six of June, 1944.
Get your motorcycle, drive back to Los Santos Customs, Pause, open the Xbox Games Store, then exit the Xbox Games Store.
Summary: Syrian warplanes launched a series of strikes on the outskirts of Damascus Saturday as President Bashar Al Assad's regime pressed a bid to drive back rebels, a monitoring group said.
However, as Webber then failed to drive back to the pit lane under the car's own power and provide a fuel sample as required by F1 rules, the FIA has been left with no choice but to penalise him.
Odemwingie appeared to pledge his allegiance to QPR, believing his signing was a formality before his embarrassing drive back up to the west Midlands.