drive back

Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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!"

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.
The post Macedonian police drive back refugee crowd on Greek border (Updated) appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
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.
will be a bit thicker this month when the sisters begin reimbursing their 49 full-time and 24 part-time employees for the gas they use to drive back and forth to work.
One of the drivers, Rob Sweeting, said the plan was to turn round and drive back along the eastbound carriageway to where they had started.
In fact, it was the long-haul drive back from Aberdeen on Sunday that did the damage when his handset fell into the possession of a certain unscrupulous team-mate.
The constable managed to drive back to Dungannon police station, County Tyrone, for help.