drive home


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Related to drive home: home stretch, ponder on, driveability
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.drive home - carry out or perform; "deliver an attack", "deliver a blow"; "The boxer drove home a solid left"
give - cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense; "She gave him a black eye"; "The draft gave me a cold"
land - deliver (a blow); "He landed several blows on his opponent's head"
2.drive home - make clear by special emphasis and try to convince somebody of something; "drive home a point or an argument"; "I'm trying to drive home these basic ideas"
accent, accentuate, emphasize, stress, punctuate, emphasise - to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
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vt sep naileinschlagen, einhämmern; argumenteinhämmern; she drove home her point that …sie legte eindringlich und überzeugend dar, dass …; how can I drive it home to him that it’s urgent?wie kann ich (es) ihm nur klarmachen, dass es dringend ist?
References in classic literature ?
He got drunk one evening in town and started to drive home to Unionville along the railroad tracks.
There came three months of mental worry, hard rolling, remorse, and physical pain to drive home the lesson of insufficient experience.
With a sinking heart he watched Dolokhov's hands and thought, "Now then, make haste and let me have this card and I'll take my cap and drive home to supper with Denisov, Natasha, and Sonya, and will certainly never touch a card again." At that moment his home life, jokes with Petya, talks with Sonya, duets with Natasha, piquet with his father, and even his comfortable bed in the house on the Povarskaya rose before him with such vividness, clearness, and charm that it seemed as if it were all a lost and unappreciated bliss, long past.
Yulka forgot to give me back my comforter, and I had to drive home directly against the wind.
On market nights he used to stay very late at the inn, and then drive home at a gallop.
A national survey since found 84% of anaesthetic trainees had felt too tired to drive home safely after a night shift.
DIY SOS host Nick Knowles asked a magistrate if he could drive home - after being banned from the wheel for speeding while using a mobile.
As a way of giving back to its shoppers for making Wilcon Depot the most preferred and reliable home retail partner of homeowners and builders in the Philippines, Wilcon Depot launched its Wilcon Win Your Dream Ride Promo, one of its biggest raffle promotions to date, where it gives six lucky customers a chance to drive home a brand-new Toyota Fortuner car.
Thanks and sorry for the trouble you went through to drive home a point,' Locsin said over Twitter.
-- The Drive Home IV, a 10-day, 2,750-mile vintage vehicle trek from Houston to Detroit this year, began Thursday and runs through Jan.
WHEN you have had a what feels like the longest day ever at work, the last thing that you want to do is to drive home.